Week 14 - film as an overdetermined art form

Week 14 film as - /medium relationship ;thingscomefrom ofafilm

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film as an overdetermined art form/medium marx—the way history cannot be understood as a simple cause and effect  relationship freud—applied to the workings of the human minds; things come from  many contradictory causes france—used as a conception to open up rather than close down meanings  of a film a. overdetermination and the film text massively influenced by many different things high brow—the more you know, the more you get from film b.  cinematic influences 1. aesthetics—lit design, visual design, performance, style 2. business practices of the industry—filming on location in I’d Climb the  Highest Mountain (outdoors, couldn’t be done in studio), To Catch a Theif  (movie based around the French riviera); how much is filmed on location  and how that influences the final product 3. film technology 4. censorship and prior restraints—1968, change from PCA to the rating 
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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Week 14 film as - /medium relationship ;thingscomefrom ofafilm

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