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Guillermo del Toro : film as alchemic art

Author: Keith McDonald; Roger Clark
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A critical study of the work of the Mexican director and producer Guillermo del Toro.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Guillermo del Toro; Guillermo del Toro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith McDonald; Roger Clark
ISBN: 9781441124494 1441124497
DOI: CBID168873
OCLC Number: 857981531
Description: 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Influences and intertexts --
Accented fantasy and the Gothic perverse --
Fan as filmmaker --
Twisted genres: cronos and mimic --
Trauma, childhood, history: The devil's backbone and Pan's labyrinth --
Gothic superheroes: Blade II, Hellboy and Hellboy II: the golden army --
From development hell to the Pacific depths: The strain and Pacific Rim.
Responsibility: Keith McDonald and Roger Clark.
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In this study, McDonald and Clark achieve a comprehensive and scholarly examination of the director and his cinema. In a thoroughly researched account of del Toro's literary and cinematic influences, Read more...

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