publication . Article . 2014

The cinephilic citation in the essay films by José Luis Guerin and Isaki Lacuesta

Vidal, Belén;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Jul 2014
<p>This paper investigates the contemporary turn to cinephilia as an object of theoretical analysis and historiographical investigation through the essay films by José Luis Guerin and Isaki Lacuesta. In particular, I focus on Innisfree (José Luis Guerin 1990), Tren de sombras (Train of Shadows, José Luis Guerin 1997), Las variaciones Marker (The Marker Variations, Isaki Lacuesta 2008) and La noche que no acaba (All the Night Long, Isaki Lacuesta 2010). This work recovers and restages “cinephilic moments” through the evocation of particular films, film-makers and stars. By looking at the formal strategies in the above essay films – especially the play with the di...
free text keywords: asynchrony, Cinephilia, cinephilic citation, essay film, Isaki Lacuesta, José Luis Guerin, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3316, Cultural Studies, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1202, History
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