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Gaine, Vincent M., 1979-
Existentialism and social engagement in the films of Michael Mann / Vincent M. Gaine
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
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 4th Floor  PN1998.3.M3645 G35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Mann, Michael (Michael Kenneth) -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Existentialism in motion pictures
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States
Physical Description ix, 251 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes filmography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-241) and index
Contents Introduction -- Mann and movies. Michael Mann: Hollywood auteur? -- Film and philosophy -- Crime and solitude. Being the Thief (1981) -- Psychological resolution in Manhunter (1986) -- Isolation and desolation in Heat (1995) -- Indifference and compassion in Collateral (2004) -- Pretence and romance in Miami vice (2006) -- History and social conscience. Origins of evil in The keep (1983) -- Utopia lost in The last of the Mohicans (1992) -- Hazardous authenticity in The insider (1999) -- Being the people's champion in Ali (2001) -- Conclusion: ethics, engagement and enemies

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