Download PDF by Arun Khopkar: Guru Dutt: A Tragedy in Three Acts

By Arun Khopkar

ISBN-10: 0143415050

ISBN-13: 9780143415053

Guru Dutt is now named in addition to the masters of global cinema—like Orson Welles, Mizoguchi, Hitchcock, Jancso, Ophüls—for his cutting edge cinematic shape and his deep humanism and compassion. In Guru Dutt: A Tragedy in 3 Acts, popular film-maker and student Arun Khopkar sheds new gentle on Dutt’s genius via an in depth exam of Dutt’s 3 best-known films—Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam. With a nuanced eye, Khopkar explores the old context which stimulated Dutt’s deeply melancholic type whereas additionally analysing the intricacies of the medium—acting, lighting fixtures, song, enhancing, rhythm—that Dutt rigorously deployed to create his masterpieces.
Originally written in Marathi, this beautiful English translation paints a layered portrait of a afflicted genius for whom paintings used to be now not simply something of good looks yet an essential component of dwelling itself.

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