The Blue Angel (BFI Film Classics) by S. S. Prawer

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PrMace de Christian Metz. Paris: Edition Albatros 1976. Christian Metz, Semiologie des Films. Miinchen 1972. , Sprache und Film, Frankfurt/M. 1973. a 33 Movies and Methods. An Anthology. Ed. by Bill Nichols. , London 1976. Peter Nau, Zur Kritik des politischen Films. 6 analysierende Beschreibungen und ein Vorwort "Uber Filmkritik", Kaln 1978. Franco Pecori, Cinema. Forma e metodo. Roma: Bulzoni 1974. Jan-Marie Peters, Die Struktur der Filmsprache. - In: Witte, Theorie des Kinos. Gunter Schanz, Filmsprache und Filmsyntax.

Das Ideologische ist aber das Falsche am Film. Es stellt uns eine Welt vor, in der das moglich ist, was die wirkliche verweigert: selbstbestimmtes Handeln - Freiheit limitiert auf die Leinwand, wo sie sich auf diejenige des Hinsehens beschrankt. Dient der Film als Trager der Idee von unserer Welt als der besten aller moglichen und traumt er den moralischen Traum yom besseren Leben im Sozialismus, so resultiert daraus seine Wirkung auf jene, die an ihn glauben. Die Ideologie wirkt zuriick auf die sie produzierende Gesellschaft.

Als Semiotiker lost er das Problem, indem er die Beschreibung als notwendiges Obel, als "stets fragmentarischen Versuch" bezeichnet, der ohne die Grundlage des semiotisch zu erarbeitenden Modells vorgeht. 14 Eine Arbeitsweise ganz besonders anstrengender Art empfehlen die "Cahiers" bei ihrer Analyse von "Young Mister Lincoln", wenn sie sich vornehmen, die "Lektiire durch das zu begrenzen, was im Film jeweils gerade ablauft" (20), d. h. Sequenz flir Sequenz sich auf nichts anderes zu beziehen als auf diese einzelne Sequenz, urn so nicht durch das Wissen urn den weiteren Fortgang getriibt zu werden.

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