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The Multisensory Film Experience
A Cognitive Model of Experiential Film Aesthetics
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ISBN 9781783206285
Paperback 218 pages
Published June 2016
Imprint: Intellect
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Books by Luis Rocha Antunes
Books in Film Studies
The light and sound of the motion picture, once perceived, are a gateway to a multisensory experience of the spectator. Moving beyond the oft-discussed perceptual elements of vision and hearing, The Multisensory Film Experience analyses temperature, pain and balance in order to argue that it is the experience of film that’s inherently multisensory, not the medium. Luis Rocha Antunes here explores the work of well-loved film-makers Erik Jensen, Gus Van Sant and Ki-Duk Kim to offer new insights into how viewers experience films and understand their stories. This is an original contribution to an emerging field of research and will become essential reading for film scholars.

Luis Rocha Antunes is a doctoral candidate in film studies and aesthetics at the University of Kent and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.


Table of Contents 

Foreword by Michael Grabowski
Chapter 1: The Multisensory Film Experience, Experiential Film Aesthetics, Cinema and the Senses
Chapter 2: The Vestibular in Film: Orientation and Balance in Gus Van Sant’s  Cinema of Walking
Chapter 3: Nociception in Film: A Cinematic Account of Ki-Duk Kim’s Aesthetics of Pain
Chapter 4: Thermoception in Film: Knut Erik Jensen’s Experiential Aesthetics of Cold
Chapter 5: Conclusion 

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