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  Expressionism (film): Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Expressionism in filmmaking developed in Germany (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) (especially Berlin (Capital of Germany located in eastern Germany)) during the 1920s (The decade from 1920 to 1929).
However, the themes of Expressionism were integrated into later films of the 1920s (The decade from 1920 to 1929) and 1930s (The decade from 1930 to 1939), resulting in an artistic control over the placement of scenery, light, and shadow to enhance the mood of a film.
Two genres that were especially influenced by Expressionism were the horror film (additional info and facts about horror film) and film noir (additional info and facts about film noir).
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 Encyclopedia: Expressionism (film)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Expressionism can still be seen in modern film, like those of filmmakers David Lynch (Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive) and Terry Gilliam (Brazil, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen).
Expressionism When the movie industry first flowered in the period from 1900 to 1915, it took hold in Europe as well as America.
German Expressionism came to dominate horror and artistic cinema in the silent era, and while many other types of horror and art films were made (such as Universal's Phantom of the Opera), Expressionism remains the more well-recieved genre today.
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 Expressionism - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Expressionism is the tendency of an artist to distort reality for emotional effect.
Expressionism is exhibited in many art forms, including painting, literature, film, and architecture.
Expressionism is also found in other art forms - the novels of Franz Kafka are often described as expressionist, for example, and there was a concentrated Expressionist movement in early 20th century German theatre centred around Georg Kaiser and Ernst Toller.
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 The Roaring Twenties in Germany
With the increasing importance of film, automobiles, and the telephone, both communication and mobility were enhanced; the overall pace of life quickened, especially in large cities such as Berlin, and social and political unrest spread more easily.
Because of this interconnectedness inherent to the period, we will look not only at literature, but also at film, art and architecture in an attempt to understand the era in all its complexity.
Film: Air, Light, and Utopia: The Modern Movement in Architecture (documentary).
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 Learn more about Expressionism in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Learn more about Expressionism in the online encyclopedia.
Expressionism is, generally speaking, a tendency in any art form (painting, literature, film,architecture and so on) to distort reality for emotional effect.
There was also an expressionist movement in film: see expressionism (film).
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