Spaces of the Cinematic Home

Spaces of the Cinematic Home

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This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film. Rather than simply examining the representation of the house as national symbol, auteur trait, or in terms of genre, contributors study various rooms in the domestic sphere from an assortment of time periods and from a diversity of national cinemasa€”from interior spaces in ancient Rome to the Chinese kitchen, from the animated house to the metaphor of the armchair in film noir.The second examines the mise-en-scAune of the living rooms in Double Indemnity and The Big Sleep in relation to further ... as symbolic of a shared consensus with a€œeasily replicated designs for suburban houses and mass-marketed materialsanbsp;...

Title:Spaces of the Cinematic Home
Author:Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-24


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