Existentialist Cinema

VMS 283.01
Morton, Michael

Distinctively cinematic engagements with principal themes in the existentialist tradition: isolation and alienation, identity and commitment, perception and reality, communication and contact, madness and sanity. In-depth exploration of culturally specific filmic modes of capturing, processing, and transmitting images of human life and the myriad issues, moral conflicts, and dilemmas that inform it. Films to be considered will vary with different offerings of the course, but may include works of directors such as Herzog, Schlöndorff, Fassbinder, Wenders, Bergman, Antonioni, Kurosawa, and Godard, among others. Instructor: Morton or Staff

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