TCF Reading Test 2

TCF Reading Test 2 - TCF Reading Test 2 Chapters 8,9,10,11...

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TCF Reading Test 2 Chapters 8,9,10,11 13 (258-271) Chapter 8 Soviet Montage - Born with Russian revolution - Lenin considered movies the most influential of all arts. - Soviet film created as a teacher, not a clown (propaganda vs entertainment) - Very experimental with movies and experience, ideas from Einstein, Vertov, Purdovkin - 2 accidents helped shape soviet film o shortage of raw (unexposed) film stock had to shoot on scraps of film, became brisk and dynamic. Short and quick Kuleshov workshop (school) edit and reedit old film. o Intolerance came through the Soviet blockade. Became obsessed, watched it, studied it all the time Very emotional, powerful Led to soviet directors incorporating those ideas - Believed editing was basis of film art - Editing created emotion on audience (food +blank stare = hungry) - Editing served 3 primary focuses o Could serve a narrative function o Could generate and intellectual response o Purely emotional response. o Believed most editing most have all 3 in one - Montage = French for editing Sergei M. Einstein - greatest master of montage - breaks all rules o lacks central protagonist o moves from action to commentart to analysis at directors whim o lack conventional plot, compelling action or unified structure o principles of montage collision conflict contrast o first film Strike
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TCF Reading Test 2 - TCF Reading Test 2 Chapters 8,9,10,11...

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