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Unformatted text preview: to unify the text. Authorial code manifests itself as recurrent violations of the classical norms. Art film throws it’s weight on plot, not story: a game with the narrator— Flashfowards. “when in doubt read for maximum ambiguity” if we are thwarted we seek authorial motivation. With open and arbitrary ending, art film reasserts that ambiguity is the dominant principle of intelligibility---life lacks the neatness of art and this art knows it. The art cinema in history Art cinema emerges into Hollywood. – borrow jumpcuts, and sound bridges. Hitchcock merges classical narrative and art-film narration—calssical text with psychological causality. “The New American Independent Cinema” success of indendepent films in 1990s---renaissane of innovative cinema. Blending of actors going from Hollywood to indie films: most indie films are nominated for academy awards....
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- Fall '07
- Cinema of the United States, Classical Hollywood cinema, Independent film, art cinema