World Film Locations: Istanbul

From Fatih Akin’s Head-On (2004) to Sydney Lumet’s Murder on the Orient Express (1974), World Film Locations: Istanbul offers a compelling look at many films shot on location in this multicultural metropolis. Central to this volume are the film industry’s changing representations of Istanbul. The book includes essays focusing on diverse subjects related to the city and its representation, exploring Istanbul’s place in the imagination of audiences and filmmakers. Articles include an examination of the significance of Istanbul in the critically acclaimed director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s cinema, the city’s representation in films made in the West and in Turkey in different periods, as well as articles focusing on key locations, such as the famous train station Haydarpasa and Beyoglu/Pera. With 38 insightful short reviews the book includes illustrative screen-grabs from the films discussed and present day images of each location, offering a compelling picture of this historic and culturally stimulating city and its changing representation in cinema, as well as cinema’s role in shaping our perception of the city.
基本資料 Information
作者 Ozlem Koksal
編者 Ozlem Koksal
出版社 Intellect Ltd
出版日期 2012年12月1日
書籍語言 英文
頁數 128
釘裝 平裝
作者簡介 Ozlem Koksal completed her PhD at the Birkbeck, University of London. She is currently editing the forthcoming Directory of World Cinema: Turkey, also published by Intellect.
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