The Short Fiction Scenario

Sergei Eisenstein



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62pp, 6 b/w photos. 1985

ISBN : 9788170460022


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While the World War raged, Sergei Eisenstein, perhaps the world\'s greatest filmmaker theoretician, lectured at the State Institute of Cinematography at Moscow, on how to turn a short story into a filmscript. In this transcript of the lectures, appearing in English for the first time in a translation by Alan Upchurch, Eisenstein analyses in painstaking detail two parallel scripts made out of the same story, and prefers one to the other.


Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948) was a leading film director and theorist of the Soviet era and one of the most important figures in the history of world cinema.

 

Film Studies
Cinema