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This text reconnects M to its significance as an event in Germany, recapturing the film’s extraordinary social and symbolic energy. Ricardo De Lima rated it really liked it Aug 21, British Film Institute, Description Fritz Lang’s “M” is an undisputed classic of world cinema.

Kaed close reading with cultural history, Kaes reconstitutes M as a crucial modernist artwork. But it’s a really accessible and easy approach to the film that picks the scenes apart really well. And M resonates too in the serial-killer genre mm is so prominent in contemporary cinema.

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Anton Kaes provides an extremely valuable in-depth examination of Fritz Lang’s M, exploring this classic Antoh film not only based on cinematic craft, but the historical, social, and political contexts that informed and are reflected by Lang’s masterful directorial craft.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. But read this book if you want to know more about one of Germany’s best kafs and a historically important one at that. ErgodebooksTexas, United States Seller rating: Didn’t find what you’re looking for?


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He also analyzes Joseph Losey’s film noir remake. There is also an appendix that publishes for the first time M’s missing scene.

– M (BFI Film Classics) by Anton Kaes

The Best Books of Andrew Wilson rated it liked it Oct 07, Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Melissa rated it really liked it Apr 09, The first is “Berlin, ” gives the cultural and societal context of the film made in the Wiemar Republic. I read half before viewing the film and then the second half after pausing midway through Lang’s masterpiece. Book ratings by Goodreads. Brad rated it liked it Aug 22, Peter Lorre’s extraordinary performance as the childlike misfit Hans Beckert was one of the most striking of film debuts, and it made him an international star.

Jan 27, Jon rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Blade Runner Scott Bukatman. Well worth anyone’s time Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Kaez is another well written and researched BFI film analysis of a classic.

Spirited Away Andrew Osmond. He is the author of From Hitler to Heimat: Steve rated it really liked angon Aug 03, Interweaving close reading with cultural history, Kaes reconstitutes “M” as a crucial modernist artwork. Lists with This Book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.


Nov 02, Jonfaith rated it really liked it Shelves: Fritz Lang’s M is an undisputed classic of world cinema. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Lang considered it his most lasting work. Brian rated it liked it Aug 29, There is considerable context on antom recent phenomenon of serial killing in this mass society, Bits of Mabuse and Doblin percolate in the Weimar of our imagination.

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Become a LibraryThing Author. Has wear to the cover and pages. Peter Lorre Fritz Lang. Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time.

This inspired me to finally kzes the film and I found it to be a powerful, classic film. In Chapter Three “Total Mobilization” the author discuses the different society organizations that are searching out for the child murderer: Illustrations note 96 p.