The thirty-eight tales of Cinema Stories combine fact and fiction, and they all revolve around movie-making. The book compresses a lifetime of feeling, thought, and practice: Kluge -- considered the father of New German Cinema -- is an inventive wellspring of narrative notions. qThe power of his prose, q as Small Press noted, qexudes the sort of pregnant richness one might find in the brief scenarios of unknown films.q Cinema Stories is a treasure box of cinematic lore and movie magic by qAlexander Kluge, that most enlightened of writersq (W. G. Sebald). Alexander Kluge, born in Germany in 1932, is a world-famous author and filmmaker (his 23 films include Yesterday Girl, The Female Patriot, The Candidate), a lawyer, and a media magnate. He has won Germany's highest literary award, the Georg B?chner Prize.The thirty-eight tales of Cinema Stories combine fact and fiction, and they all revolve around movie-making.
|Author||:||Alexander Kluge, Helen Hughes|
|Publisher||:||New Directions Publishing - 2007|