Movies and Meaning

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Movies and Meaning
SubtitleAn Introduction to Film
PublisherPearson
EAN/ISBN 978-0205211029
Edition TitleSixth Edition
Release Date2012-02-05
Author(s)Stephen Prince
SummaryUpdated in a new 6th edition, Movies and Meaning is a comprehensive introduction to the film industry that focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understand those meanings, and how cinema functions globally as both an art and a business. It examines both how filmmakers create images and sounds and the mechanisms and processes by which viewers make sense of images and stories on screen.