James Broughton - The films of James Broughton

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Spanning a decades-long artistic career the collected films of James Broughton represent a remarkable body of work by a leading avant-garde American filmmaker--an undisputed master of the fusion of spoken poetry with moving images. A poet and dramatist asSpanning a decades-long artistic career the collected films of James
Broughton represent a remarkable body of work by a leading avant-garde
American filmmaker--an undisputed master of the fusion of spoken poetry
with moving images. A poet and dramatist as well as a filmmaker
Broughton has transformed all three of these forms into what Stan
Brakhage called "an art of lifelong montage."

Seventeen of Broughton's
films are featured including Mother's Day (1948) Loony Tom (1951) Four
in the Afternoon (1951) The PLeasure Garden (1953) The Bed (1968) The
Golden Positions (1970) This Is It (1971) Dreamwood (1972) High Kukus
(1973) Testament (1974) The Water Circle (1975) Erogeny Songs of the
Godboy (1977) Hermes Bird (1979) The Gardener of Eden (1981) Devotions
(1983) and Scattered Remains.

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59.95 USD

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Facets Video

Publishing date: 

Monday, June 2, 2008

Runtime: 

290

Discs: 

3

Language: 

English

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None

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1

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NTSC

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour & B&W

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DD2.0