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By Angelos Koutsourakis

ISBN-10: 150130769X

ISBN-13: 9781501307690

ISBN-10: 1623563453

ISBN-13: 9781623563455

this is often the 1st research that employs a materialist framework to debate the political implications of shape within the motion pictures of Lars von Trier. Focusing almost always on early movies, Politics as shape in Lars von Trier identifies habitual formal parts in von Trier's oeuvre and discusses the formal complexity of his motion pictures below the rubric of the post-Brechtian. via a close formal research, the ebook exhibits that Brecht is extra very important to von Trier's paintings than such a lot critics recognize and deems von Trier a dialectical filmmaker. This research attracts on many untranslated assets and contours interviews with Lars von Trier and his mentor, the nice Danish director Jørgen Leth.

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