11.9.2011 Genre, Part 3, Suspense Thriller, PoliceDetective, Modernist

11.9.2011 Genre, Part 3, Suspense Thriller, PoliceDetective, Modernist

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11.9.2011 Genre Part III: Suspense Thriller: Police/Detective – Modernist Viewing: Dirty Harry (Don Siegel, USA, Warner Bros., 1971) Modernism: - Resurfaced after WWII - Every modernist work self-consciously questions morals and values o Very aware - Search for meaning, what is going on in society? - We don’t care about the victim, but actually the victimizer
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Unformatted text preview: -Morality switches its access-Self-reflexivity: consciousness turning back on itself-Formal structure erases itself as it forms itself-Myth of the modernist world: o Morality o Dont find any meaning in religion etc, only meaning in life is ??-Plays around with the formal elements with film-2 basic elements: o Content o Form:...
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