The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema: The Films of Peter Weir

The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema: The Films of Peter Weir


'Magical', 'out of this world', 'an event you are going to by no means forget': Peter Weir's movies have enthralled audiences around the world. no matter if in iconic Australian works equivalent to Picnic at putting Rock and Gallipoli or foreign mainstream thrillers similar to Witness, Weir has intentionally created mystical motion picture studies. glossy cinema reports is used to dissecting motion pictures at the foundation of gender, category or race: now, for the 1st time, Richard Leonard indicates mystical gaze additionally exists and is exercised within the secular multiplex temples of today.
The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema is a meticulous and available ebook that makes use of a psychoanalytic strategy incorporating the insights of Jung, movie thought and theology to wreck new flooring in what is still a sizzling subject in cinema reports: the spectator/screen courting. Leonard presents a clean and cutting edge standpoint on what occurs after we behold a movie.

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