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The cinema of Wes Anderson : bringing nostalgia to life /

Whitney Crothers Dilley.

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Author: Dilley, Whitney Crothers
Published: London : Wallflower Press, [2017]
Series: Directors' cuts.
Topics: Motion picture producers and directors - United States. | PERFORMING ARTS / Reference. | Film | Anderson, Wes, 1969- - Criticism and interpretation. | Anderson, Wes 1969-
Regions: United States.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Electronic books.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 246 pages) : illustrations.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-238), filmography (pages 224-227), and index.
ISBN: 9780231543200 (electronic book)
0231543204 (electronic book)
Copyright: ©2017
Summary: "Wes Anderson is considered one of the most important directors of the post-Baby Boom generation, making films such as Rushmore (1998) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) in a style so distinctive that his films are often recognizable from a single frame. Through the travelogue The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and the stop-motion animation of Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), his films examine issues of gender, race, and class through dysfunctional family dynamics, with particular focus on masculinity and male bonding. Anderson's auteur status is enriched by his fascination with Truffaut and the French New Wave, as well as his authorship of every one of his screenplays, drawing on influences as diverse as Mark Twain, J.D. Salinger, Roald Dahl, and Stefan Zweig. Works such as Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) continue to fascinate with their postmodern, hyper-nostalgic attention to detail. This book explores the filmic and literary influences that have helped make Anderson a major voice in 21st century "indie" culture, and reveals why Wes Anderson is one of the most inventive filmmakers working in cinema today."--Publisher's website.

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