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Author(s):
Lucas Bastos Guimarães Baptista
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Master's Dissertation
Press: São Paulo.
Institution: Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Comunicações e Artes
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Examining board members:
Cristian da Silva Borges; Arlindo Ribeiro Machado Neto; Carlos Adriano Jeronimo de Rosa
Advisor: Cristian da Silva Borges
Abstract

The purpose of this project is the study of film composition by means of the polarity between realism and formalism. At first, it covers the main points defined by André Bazin and Hollis Frampton, presenting some of their insights and criticisms, and what they considered to be the fundamental qualities of cinema. From this follows an attempt to amplify the comparative outlook, in a dialogue between authors and films that were closely related to Bazin and Frampton. As the work investigate the ways by which both tendencies oppose each other, and what aspects of film composition are revealed by this opposition, it looks for an approach which considers them equally as parts of the same spectrum (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/24507-4 - Realism and formalism as poles of filmic composition
Grantee:Lucas Bastos Guimarães Baptista
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master