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photography and film – facts, ideas, values

FILM ROBERT ALTMAN The Player [1992]





FILM ALTMAN THE PLAYER [RA on set]




How Would Lubitsch Do It?


cinearchive.org


Robert Altman’s ‘The Player’: What Lessons Hollywood Has Learned From The Showbiz Satire


moviephone.com


Untold Stories of Robert Altman’s The Player or Who the Hell is Thereza Ellis?


“If we can just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we’ve got something here.”


Last two by Edward Copeland, Edward Copeland’s Tangents. 2011.



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FILM ADAPTATION And Its Discontents





DIAG Book to film




Part 1: The Process and Reception of Book to Film Adaptations


Part 2: The Process and Reception of Book to Film Adaptations


Part 3: The Process and Reception of Book to Film Adaptations


Steve McCarthy, Motion Brothers, 8 Sept 2014



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FILM Movies about photography





Hitchcock's Rear Window

Hitchcock’s Rear Window






40 Movies About Photography Every Photographer Should Watch


20 More Movies About Photography That Every Photographer Should Watch


Each film has a still and a short comment.


Then there’s films about film-making. Two for starters: Truffaut’s Day for Night and Kieslowski’s Amator.



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PHOTOGRAPHER Josef Koudelka



PHOTO JOSEPH KOUDELKA The immigrant

Josef Koudelka – A young Gypsy suspected of being guilty takes part in a murder reconstruction, Jarabina, Czechoslovakia, 1963.



Josef Koudelka: the man who risked his life to photograph the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia – in pictures

Guardian 5 November 2014


PHOTOGRAPHER Joseph Koudelka [EXHIBITION]


This selection and the the Koudelka story. Several of the iconic Prague ’68 photographs.


Doubtful Nationalities: A Josef Koudelka Retrospective


Tom McLean · in Culture & Integration · March 6, 2015


* Deals with his Roma photographs, in particular on the header one I’ve posted.


Getty Center > Josef Koudelka: Nationality Doubtful ~ 11 November 2014 – 22 March 2015


A larger display of the same photos in the other exhibition.


Josef Koudelka

Wiki entry

Remember the film The Incredible Lightness of Being based on Milan Kundera’s novel? Here are the images.



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