Puzzle Films: Complex Storytelling in Contemporary Cinema

Puzzle Films: Complex Storytelling in Contemporary Cinema

Editor(s): Warren Buckland

Published Online: 18 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405168618

Online ISBN: 9781444305708

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305708

About this Book

Drawing upon the expertise of film scholars from around the world, Puzzle Films investigates a number of films that sport complex storytelling--from Memento, Old Boy, and Run Lola Run, to the Infernal Affairs trilogy and In the Mood for Love.

  • Unites American 'independent' cinema, the European and International Art film, and certain modes of avant-garde filmmaking on the basis of their shared storytelling complexity
  • Draws upon the expertise of film scholars from North America, Britain, China, Poland, Holland, Italy, Greece, New Zealand, and Australia

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