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FILM 2112 Literature and Film

4 hours; 3 credits

Investigation of significant films derived from literature through comparison of genres. Defining film as an art form in its relation to a particular literary source. Screening of such works as Ford's The Grapes of Wrath, Welles's The Trial, Bresson's Diary of a Country Priest, Visconti's The Stranger, Lean's Great Expectations, Truffaut's Shoot the Piano Player, Olivier's Henry V, and Kurosawa's Throne of Blood.

Prerequisite or corequisite: Film *1101 [1] or permission of the chairperson.


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