World Film Locations: Toronto (häftad)
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Intellect Books
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World Film Locations: Toronto (häftad)

World Film Locations: Toronto

av Tom Ue
Häftad Engelska, 2014-04-15
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Toronto is a changing city that has been a source of reflection and inspiration to writers and artists whose work focuses on the conditions and prospects of human life. A city on the move, it demands policies and regulation, and it offers the pleasures and perils of the massive and the anonymous. As a site of study, the city is inherently multidisciplinary, with natural ties to history, geography, sociology, architecture, art history, literature, and many other fields. World Film Locations: Toronto explores and reveals the relationship between the city and cinema using a predominately visual approach. The juxtaposition of the images used in combination with insightful essays helps to demonstrate the role that the city has played in a number of hit films, including Cinderella Man, American Psycho, and X-Men and encourages the reader to frame an understanding of Toronto and the world around us. The contributors trace Toronto's emergence as an international city and demonstrate the narrative interests that it has continued to inspire among filmmakers, both Canadian and international. With support from experts in Canadian studies, the book's selection of films successfully shows the many facets of Toronto and also provides insider's access to a number of sites that are often left out of scholarship on Toronto in films, such as the Toronto International Film Festival. The 2014 release of this attractive volume will be a particularly welcome addition to the international celebrations of the city's 180th anniversary.
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Tom Ue is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellow and Canadian Centennial Scholar in the Department of English Language and Literature at University College London.


Maps/Scenes Scenes 1-6 - 1966-1984 Scenes 7-12 - 1984-1995 Scenes 13-18 - 1996-2000 Scenes 19-24 - 2000-2002 Scenes 25-30 - 2002-2004 Scenes 31-37 - 2005-2009 Scenes 38-44 - 2010-2013 Essays Toronto: City of the Imagination - Tom Ue Raw Youth - Steve Gravestock The Yongue Street Strip - Steve Gravestock Distilling Toronto History: How a Victorian Industrial Site Became a Hollywood Backlot - David Fleischer The Toronto New Wave - Steve Gravestock At Home in Toronto: Houses and Apartments that Signify the City - Richard Dennis Everywhere and Nowhere: David Cronenberg's Toronto - David Fleisher The Anonymous Metropolis - David Fleisher The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) & the City - Piers Handling