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Virgin Film: War Films free pdf War films have existed since the birth of cinema, typically gung-ho tales of macho derring-do. But war films are not always about bravado and bravery, they also detail the horrors of war, the sadness, the brotherhood of soldiers and comedy that can be found in the bleakest of situations, as well as the excitement of the battlefield. War Films explores defining movies of the genre in sections covering different wars as well as wars with other worlds. The book also offers links between the different films, historical and cinematic worth and profiles of key actors and directors. Among the films included are Saving Private Ryan, Dr Strangelove,Welcome to Sarajevo, The Dam Busters, Gallipoli, The Deer Hunter and Ran.

About James Clarke

James Clarke is the author of Virgin Film books on Ridley Scott, Francis Ford Coppola and Animated Films. As well as producing films and videos, he has written many books about cinema, has been published in the Pocket Essentials series and Wallflower Press's guide to notable film directors.

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Author : James Clarke
Publisher : Virgin Books
Data Published : 09 February 2006
ISBN : 0753510944
EAN : 9780753510940
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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