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    A rare and fine set of the first three (of four in all) volumes of the translation into English of the most important moments in the life of the most iconic of modern cinema publications, “Cahiers du Cinéma”

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    175,00 kr.

    With texts by Barthes, Roland et al. – Willemen, Paul (ed.):. Pier Paolo Pasolini. London, British Film Institute (BFI), 1977. 8vo in pictorial wraps as issued. 88 pages with seven essays, including Roland Barthes on Salo, Richard Dyer on the director’s homosexuality and Geoffrey Nowell-Smith on his originality; biblio, filmography.…

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    189,00 kr.

    From today’s perspective, Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922 – 1975) comes across as one of the most productive and exhilarating talents in twentieth-century art. He continues to be both an inspiring and provocative figure not only for his wide-ranging virtuosity as a linguist, writer, journalist, and film-maker but also on account of the themes that he addressed. In modern-day Europe with all its levelling processes, regulations, and a hypocrisy protected by the code of political correctness, the loss of his voice is keenly felt. Pasolini never simply glorified the ancient ways of isolated regions and decried progress; rather, by adopting both extremes, he created an all-embracing poetics of experimental thinking. Hans Ulrich Reck’s book shows the relevance of his work today: that Pasolini was proved bitterly right in so many things is an expression of his far-sightedness”