Pudovkin’s. Film Technique and Film Acting. No more valuable manuals of the practice and theory of film making have been written than these two handbooks. FILM TECHNIQUE AND FILM ACTING The Cinema Writings of V. I. PUDOVKIN Translated by IVOR MONTAGU Introduction by LEWIS JACOBS BONANZA. Film Technique and Film Acting – The Cinema Writings of V.I. Pudovkin has 13 ratings and 3 reviews. Tobias said: Forget Eisenstein. Everything you need i.

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Film Technique and Film Acting – The Cinema Writings of V.I. Pudovkin by V.I. Pudovkin

I was actually awarded a plaque in my honor in this book at the William T. Published January 1st by Outlet first published January 1st Pudovkinplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Devin Mcnulty marked it as to-read Aug 01, Jordan marked it as to-read Apr 09, Everything you need in terms of montage and film theory is in here. Until their publication, the motion picture maker had to eke out on his own any intellectual or artistic considera tions of film craft.


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Although I had never heard of any of the films that were used in the examples, they were still very helpful. Most of what he says is still relevant, the most glaring exception being comments about where and how to break between “reels”.

Refresh and try again. There are so many versions and so many dates that I’m unclear on exactly what Surprisingly thorough and relatively current description of all aspects of making a film.

While still interesting, probably current directors will move beyond it very quickly, and it will be of mainly historical interest. Milena marked it as to-read Jun 24, It was apparently the “film school” of its time and was the only book on film creation available for decades. Retrieved from ” https: These pioneering books made clear at once that movie making need no longer flounder for a methodol ogy or for its own standards.

Amata marked it as to-read Jan 09, Pudovkin’s masterpieces are often contrasted with those of his contemporary Sergei Eisenstein, but whereas Eisenstein utilized montage to glorify the power of the masses, Pudovkin preferred to concentrate on the courage and resilience of individuals.

Nov 08, Tobias Grzesik rated it it was amazing. Tom Permyakoff is currently reading it Aug 08, Essays in Film Theory, you would enjoy this novel.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. For any given film, constricted by the budget, there may be new technologies created to solve a contextual issue, that then goes forth to advance the entire industry, art, and medium. George Nicholls accting it it was amazing Apr 05, Motherwhere he developed several montage theories that would make him famous.

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Matteo Ceccatelli rated it it was amazing Jul 14, This simple example highlighted the topic, was engaging, and thought provoking.

Though it is important to study from contemporary examples, it is also important to draw back to the techniques that were developed by the Soviets nearing a century ago, being that this was written by a Soviet filmmaker, and translated into English.