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The Long Take: Art Cinema and the Wondrous

Lutz Koepnick


In The Long Take, Lutz Koepnick posits extended shot durations as a powerful medium for exploring different modes of perception and attention in our fast-paced world of mediated stimulations. This book serves as a critical hallmark of international art cinema in the twenty-first century, inviting viewers to probe the aesthetics of moving images and to recalibrate their sense of time.

Keywords: art cinemamoving image criticism video installation film art theory media aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780816695843
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816695843.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lutz Koepnick, author
Vanderbilt University