First collection of essays on cinema by the French-Chilean filmmaker.
Book became today inescapable in the landscape of the contemporary culture in search of new narrative models as tool of apprehension of the today world, Poetics of Cinema is an appeal for an entirely new way of filming, writing, and conceiving the image.
Raoul Ruiz (1941 – 2011) is a Chilean filmmaker
, theater director and writer. A key figure of the New Latin American Cinema, politically engaged, he was forced to exile after Pinochet's coup d'etat in 1973. His work features over 100 films such as Tres tristes tigres
(1968), Palomita blanca
(2006) and Mysteries of Lisbon