Berlin School Glossary is the first major anthology to mark the increasing international importance of a group of contemporary German and Austrian filmmakers initially known as the Berlin School: Christian Petzold, Thomas Arslan, Christopher Hochhäusler, Jessica Hausner, and others. The study elobrates on the innovative strategies and formal techniques that distinguish these films, specifically questions of movement, space, spectatorship, representation, desire, location, and narrative. Abandoning the usual format of essay-length analyses of individual films and directors, the volume is organized as an actual glossary with entries such as bad sex, cars, the cut, endings, familiar places, forests, ghosts, hotels, interiority, landscapes, siblings, surveillance, swimming pools, and wind. This unique format combined with an informative introduction will be essential to scholars and fans of the German New Wave.
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