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Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2015. 10. Part 3. P. 63-66. ISSN 1997-292X.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Study of Art
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EARLY FILMS BY FRITZ LANG IN THE CONTEXT OF MOVIE-EXPRESSIONISM OF THE 1910-1920S ("THE WEARY DEATH" AND "THE NIBELUNGS")

Zol'nikov Mikhail Evgen'evich
Saratov State Conservatory (Academy) named after L. V. Sobinov


Abstract. In spite of the long period of studies, the characteristics of the German cinema of the 1910-20s, including movie-expressionism, are still vague. Analyzing the early films of one of the most famous producers of the silent movie epoch Fritz Lang (1890-1976) among nine "classical" expressionist films the author concludes that Langs creative work is rather specific and enriches the characteristics of expressionist films with the detailed depiction of urban style, nature, new type of antagonists.
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