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By Laleen Jayamanne

ISBN-10: 0253014077

ISBN-13: 9780253014078

ISBN-10: 0253014107

ISBN-13: 9780253014108

Laleen Jayamanne examines the key works of top Indian movie director, Kumar Shahani, and explores the reaches of modernist movie aesthetics in its foreign shape. greater than an auteur learn, Jayamanne ways Shahani's movies conceptually, as those who display cinema's synaesthetic features, or "cinaesthesia." because the writer indicates, Shahani's cinematic undertaking includes a contemporary reformulation of the traditional oral culture of epic narration and function so one can tackle the modern international, developing a brand new cinematic expression, "an epic idiom." As evidenced by means of his motion pictures, developing cinematic heritage turns into greater than an archival undertaking of retrieval, and is in its place a residing background of the current which could intrude within the present second via sensory reports, propelling thought.

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