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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, England, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Existentialism in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-238) and index.

StatementWilliam C. Pamerleau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.E945 P36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23862896M
ISBN 100230574599
ISBN 109780230574595
LC Control Number2009281510

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