By Gerd Gemünden
With six Academy Awards, 4 entries at the American movie Institute's record of a hundred maximum American videos, and extra titles at the nationwide ancient sign up of vintage motion pictures deemed necessary of protection than the other director, Billy Wilder counts as probably the most complete filmmakers ever to paintings in Hollywood. but how American is Billy Wilder, the Jewish émigré from relevant Europe? This e-book underscores this advanced factor, unpacking underlying contradictions the place prior commentators many times smoothed them out. Wilder emerges as an artist with roots in sensationalist journalism and the area of leisure in addition to with an wisdom of literary tradition and the avant-garde, beneficial properties that result in efficient and infrequently hugely unique confrontations among excessive and low.
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A Foreign Affair: Billy Wilder's American Films (Film Europa) by Gerd Gemünden