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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema : The Films of Peter Weir
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'Peter Weir's films have enthralled audiences around the globe. Whether in iconic Australian works such as Picnic at Hanging Rock and Gallipoli or international mainstream thrillers such as Witness, Weir has deliberately created mystical movie experiences. Modern cinema studies is used to dissecting films on the basis of gender, class or race: now, for the first time, Richard Leonard shows that a mystical gaze also exists and is exercised in the secular multiplex temples of today. The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema is a meticulous and accessible book that uses a psychoanalytic approach incorporating the insights of Jung, film theory and theology to break new ground in what continues to be a hot topic in cinema studies: the spectator-screen relationship. Leonard provides a fresh and innovative perspective on what happens when we behold a film.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Melbourne University Press , 2009 .
      Extent: ix, 300 pp.
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      • Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page.
      ISBN: 9780522856620

Works about this Work

Untitled Jay Daniel Thompson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , 23 June no. 59 2011;

— Review of The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema : The Films of Peter Weir Richard Leonard , 2009 single work criticism
Untitled Jay Daniel Thompson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , 14 March no. 58 2011;

— Review of The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema : The Films of Peter Weir Richard Leonard , 2009 single work criticism
Untitled Jay Daniel Thompson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , 14 March no. 58 2011;

— Review of The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema : The Films of Peter Weir Richard Leonard , 2009 single work criticism
Untitled Jay Daniel Thompson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , 23 June no. 59 2011;

— Review of The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema : The Films of Peter Weir Richard Leonard , 2009 single work criticism
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