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The Resource Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh

Label
Mike Leigh
Title
Mike Leigh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mike Leigh may well be Britain?s greatest living film director; his worldview has permeated our national consciousness. This book gives detailed readings of the nine feature films he has made for the cinema, as well as an overview of his work for television. Written with the co-operation of Leigh himself, this is the first study of his work to challenge the critical privileging of realism in histories of the British cinema, placing the emphasis instead on the importance of comedy and humour: of jokes and their functions, of laughter as a survival mechanism, and of characterisations and situati
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Tony
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
British Film Makers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leigh, Mike
  • Leigh, Mike
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Great Britain
Label
Mike Leigh
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9780719072369; 9780719072369; Copyright; Contents; List of plates; Series editors' foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: 'You've gotta laugh'; 1 'Really wants to direct': formative years; 2 'A kind of language': Bleak Moments; 3 'A long time in the womb': the TV fi lms; 4 'A different world': High Hopes; 5 'So long as you're happy': Life Is Sweet; 6 'The future is now': Naked; 7 'Welcome to the family': Secrets and Lies; 8 'All these memories': Career Girls; 9 'Laughter -- tears -- curtain': Topsy-Turvy; 10 'Life's too short': All or Nothing
  • 11 'Out of the kindness of her heart': Vera DrakeConclusion 'The journey continues'; Filmography; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847791986
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt15522th
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847249
Label
Mike Leigh
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9780719072369; 9780719072369; Copyright; Contents; List of plates; Series editors' foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: 'You've gotta laugh'; 1 'Really wants to direct': formative years; 2 'A kind of language': Bleak Moments; 3 'A long time in the womb': the TV fi lms; 4 'A different world': High Hopes; 5 'So long as you're happy': Life Is Sweet; 6 'The future is now': Naked; 7 'Welcome to the family': Secrets and Lies; 8 'All these memories': Career Girls; 9 'Laughter -- tears -- curtain': Topsy-Turvy; 10 'Life's too short': All or Nothing
  • 11 'Out of the kindness of her heart': Vera DrakeConclusion 'The journey continues'; Filmography; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847791986
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt15522th
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847249

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