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The 36 dramatic situations /

The 36 dramatic situations /
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Autore Figgis, Mike, 1948- autore
Titolo The 36 dramatic situations / Mike Figgis. Libro
Other title Thirty-six dramatic situations
Pubblicazione London : Faber & Faber, 2017.
Descrizione fisica viii, 186 pagine : illustrazioni ; 22 cm.
Contenuto Supplication -- Deliverance -- Revenge following a crime -- Revenge contained within a family -- The pursued ; the fugitive ; the outsider -- Disaster -- Cruelty and misfortune -- Revolt -- Daring enterprise ; brave adventure -- Abduction -- The enigma -- Obtaining -- Enmity of kinsmen ; family at war -- Rivalry of kinsmen -- Murderous adultery ; crimes of passion -- Altered states ; madness -- Fatal imprudence ; the gambler -- Coincidence -- Dream state -- Self-sacrifice for idealism -- Self-sacrifice for family -- Everything sacrificed for passion -- Necessity of sacrificing loved ones -- Rivalry between superior and inferior -- Adultery ; betrayal of love -- Incest -- Discovery of the dishonour of a loved one -- Obstacles to love -- An enemy loved -- Ambition -- Conflicts with power -- Mistaken jealousy -- Erroneous judgment -- Remorse -- Recovery of a lost one -- Loss of a loved one.
Riassunto All drama takes the form of one of 36 situations. That was Georges Polti's theory about theatre, which he put forward in his book 36 Dramatic Situations, published in French in the mid-19th century. A century and a half later, Mike Figgis was struggling with a film treatment. He couldn't get it right. But when he turned to Polti's book, the sample situations helped clarify his ideas and broaden the landscape of his creativity. He saw just how useful this sort of a framework could be for writers, and decided to rework Polti's theory for a modern, film-focused audience. Combining re-imagined situations with cinematic examples, and chart-based analysis of 150 great films, the resulting book is an invaluable and stimulating tool for any writer.
Soggetto Polti, Georges, -- 1868-1946 -- Critica e interpretazione
Film -- Analisi
Dramma -- Studio e insegnamento
Nuova Numerazione 435949
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10659721 74-C-61
Teatro   Magazzino . . Disponibile, Normale 14 giorni . 26 Sep 2017  
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