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Abel Ferrara (Contemporary Film Directors)

by Nicole Brenez

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Individual film directors, film-makers,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Ferrara, Abel,,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Individual Director,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • 1951-

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAdrian Martin (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9570747M
    ISBN 100252031547
    ISBN 109780252031540

    Bad Lieutenant is a American neo-noir crime drama film directed by Abel film stars Harvey Keitel as the titular "bad lieutenant" as well as Victor Argo and Paul Calderón.. The screenplay was co-written by Ferrara with actor-writer Paul Calderón and actress-model Zoë Lund, both of whom appear in the film.. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard . Special Features. Audio commentary by director and star Abel Ferrara, moderated by Brad Stevens (author of Abel Ferrara: The Moral Vision) and recorded exclusively for this release Laine and Abel: an interview with the Driller Killer, a brand-new interview with Ferrara Willing and Abel: Ferraraology , a new visual essay guide to the films and career of Ferrara by Brand: Desert Island Films.

    Abel Ferrara's The Addiction is one of the rare exceptions, and it deserves credit for presenting a well-thought-out treatise on what it might mean to really be a vampire in contemporary America. Beyond this framework, Ferrara is actually exploring the problem of evil and humanity's attraction epulsion (i.e., addiction) to it.   In the autumn of , at the Rome apartment he shares with his mother and a cousin, Pier Paolo Pasolini is giving what will turn out to be his last interview. A week after his body is found on a.

    Works. Stevens' first book, Monte Hellman: His Life and Films, was published in Reviewing the book for Variety (magazine), Allison Anders noted that, "Stevens succeeds in bringing the same rich humanity to Hellman's work that Hellman brings to each and every one of his characters". His second book, Abel Ferrara: The Moral Vision, appeared the following year. The most immediately striking feature of Stevens’ passionate and well-researched new book Abel Ferrara: the Moral Vision is its fearless opposition to the sort of complacently killjoy thinking that prefers even extreme artists to, as Cocteau would say, know how far to go too far.


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In fact, this was the very first thing that I did when I finished reading this book. I started watching the films of Abel Ferrara again."--"Screening The Past" [Brenez's] book illuminates a director whom American critics have too often overlooked.

Its mixture of fannish enthusiasm and academic erudition is a new, welcome voice."--"Cineaste"5/5(1). Abel Ferrara is one of the most important and interesting creator in the world of American Independent cinema.

This book is about the creator but mostly is films. A very good resume of is career and is work. A must-have for every Ferrara fan/5(3). out of 5 stars The Ultimate Book About Abel Reviewed in the United States on Aug Brad Stevens did a magnificent work, that enlightens all the aspects of Ferrara's movies.

As a very serious historian, he multiplies the sources of informations, and we discover for example the youth and formation of the film-maker/5(5). This concise study argues for Abel Ferrara's place in a line of grand inventors who have blurred Abel Ferrara book between industry and avant-garde film, including Orson Welles, Monte Hellman, and Nicholas Ray.4/5(19).

This study of the American film-maker Abel Ferrara provides a critical overview of his career and examines his inner circle of loyal collaborators. It describes how Ferrara is moving away from the shock tactics of his earlier work, towards making films /5.

Available in: this concise study, Nicole Brenez argues for Abel Ferrara’s place in a line of grand inventors who have blurred Due to COVID, orders may Abel Ferrara book delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelpPrice: $   Book Description Understanding Abel Ferrara as one of the most important and overlooked filmmakers of our time In this concise study, Nicole Brenez argues for Abel Ferrara’s place in a line of grand inventors who have blurred distinctions between industry and avant-garde film, including Orson Welles, Monte Hellman, and Nicholas Ray.5/5(1).

A killer-diller of a book!' (Film Review - Book of the Month) Abel Ferrara - America's most enigmatic filmmaker. From The Driller Killer - a victim of the original 'video nasty' panic - to Bad Lieutenant and beyond, Abel Ferrara's films have attracted both controversy for their extreme subject matter and admiration for their fine acting: Harvey.

Book Description: In this concise study, Nicole Brenez argues for Abel Ferrara's place in a line of grand inventors who have blurred distinctions between industry and avant-garde film, including Orson Welles, Monte Hellman, and Nicholas Ray.

"Brenez argues that provocateur Abel Ferrara invents new forms for his optimistic filmic studies of contemporary political and psychic evil. Brenez conveys her challenging argument in chewable sections. Each point draws from across Ferarra's large canon, and she makes convincing connections to other works.

Recommended."--Choice. Abel Ferrara, Director: Bad Lieutenant. Born in the Bronx, Ferrara started making amateur films on Super 8 in his teens before making his debut with violent exploitation films such as 'Driller Killer' and 'Ms'. Good reviews for the latter helped create his cult reputation, leading to larger budgets, studio funding and 'name' actors (Christopher Walken, Harvey Keitel), but he still.

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From The Driller Killer - a victim of the original 'video nasty' panic - to Bad Lieutenant and beyond, Abel Ferrara's films have attracted controversy for their extreme subject matter and admiration for their fine acting: Harvey Keitel, Christopher Walken, Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Matthew Modine and Ice-T all gave their finest performances under Ferrara's : Abel Ferrara's Piazza Vittorio.

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Summary: Argues for Abel Ferrara's place in a line of grand inventors who have blurred distinctions between industry and avant-garde film, including Orson Welles, Monte Hellman, and Nicholas Ray. This work also argues that films such as "Bad Lieutenant" express this evil through visionary characters struggling against the inadmissible.

Siberia is a Italian drama film directed by Abel Ferrara. It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear in the main competition section at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival, where it premiered on 24 February Premise.

Clint, an English-speaker, has abandoned his former life and now runs a bar in Siberia where most of the. The Way We Get By: Abel Ferrara on the Films of John Cassavetes Under lockdown in Rome, the director of Bad Lieutenant and Driller Killer looks to the works of a legendary auteur as a form of escape.

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Milano: Editrice Il castoro, ( printing) (OCoLC) Abel Ferrara: The Moral Vision (book review) Posted Ap This review was written in June for the Guardian — who paid me for the piece but then chose not to run it — before I read Nicole Brenez’s remarkable book on Ferrara, translated into English by Adrian Martin and published by the University of Illinois Press in   Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games More Lockdown watch Movies Abel Ferrara's lockdown choices: sexual deviance, wild sci-fi and Nazi propagandaAuthor: Abel Ferrara.

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