Born OTD in 1925, French philosopher who wrote on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art, Gilles Deleuze. Deleuze was one of the most influential figures in 20th-century philosophy, well known for his works on the philosophy of art & for his master-works, Difference & Repetition and – with Felix Guattari – A Thousand Plateaus & Anti-Oedipus. Cinema I is the first volume of Deleuze’s revolutionary work on the theory of cinema

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Drawing on the philosophy of Henri Bergson, Deleuze identified his work as “a logic of the cinema”, setting out to “isolate certain cinematographic concepts” philosophically.

To do this, he brings together diverse examples from a variety of major filmmakers, including Ingmar Bergman, Charlie Chaplin, Sergei Eisenstein and Alfred Hitchcock, among many others.

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