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an art movement early in the 20th century

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Moreover, while such visual highlighting of the contingency and factitiousness of what is shown is variously maintained subsequently by the film's often CGI-suffused mise en scene, this is not only complemented by Shutter Island being narratively and expressionistically restricted, like some other films directed by Scorsese, to the perception of its protagonist, Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio), but capped by its declared actuality being referred to as an instance of 'radical, cutting-edge role play'--as being, that is, effectively designated, with, epistemologically, due postmodernist connotation, a simulation, 'a real without origin or reality'.
The desaturated look that this technique gives to the film expressionistically conveys various states of mind, suggesting changes in the characters and links between them.
Correspondingly, in Blue Velvet, stylization tends to function expressionistically, flaring up at moments of intense drama and psychological distress.
Schmid's argument ends with the provocative assertion that the American celebrity culture of serial murder is at once an acknowledgement of serial killers' hold on the collective imagination and misrecognition of the national legacy of individualistic violence that these killers expressionistically represent.
The resemblance may prompt speculations whether the man's appearance itself is motivated partly expressionistically (for all the cues suggesting his reality) as an image of hallucination and denial: it could be read as the means whereby Giuliana simultaneously asserts similarity ("we both are depressed would-be sellers with nothing to sell") and denies it ("we differ in every respect: age, class and gender").
The expressionistically supercharged Arts and Crafts ideal that launched the Bauhaus had turned to industrial design, but Gropius still spoke for a social functionalism likely to be misunderstood in a liberal academy which, in Rowe's account, was disposed by degreees towards Modernism, but, as in the America of 'The International Style', in essentially formalistic terms.
In this way, an historical event has lost its realistic qualities in the mise-en-scene, but is given new life in the child's imagination, expressionistically conveyed by the directors.
In chapter 3, the author positively reassesses Canavesio's poorly esteemed artistic skills by explaining that he expressionistically manipulated gestures, postures, and space to emphasize psychological states and to encourage empathy.
Neel's painting of a turkey in the sink, Thanksgiving (1965), although not even one of her most expressionistically painted works, was included in "The New Landscape/The New Still Life: Soutine and Modern Art," at Cheim & Read Gallery, New York City, June 22 September 9, 2006.
Almost expressionistically, the worms thus help project Clara's psyche.
I suppose you could say of the early Bridge that he was England's answer to France's Debussy and Ravel, weaving intricate little tapestries of light and color, musical portraits that impressionistically and expressionistically touch the heart and soul.
THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER ``Charles Laughton's only film as a director is a chilling moral fable of greed, innocence, sin and corruption, hauntingly acted and expressionistically shot.
The vitality of the man is expressionistically represented in sound (drums, his singing, the women's chattering), movement (Elesin's dance), and sight (the colorful nature of the goods, (7) etc.
Lit expressionistically by Sabrina Hamilton, several moveable elements of the unit structure I created quickly established various locations in the play.
It turned out that Blair Witch offered a few laughs, one or two moments of shock and a hell of a lot of point-of-view footage-all of it expressionistically shaky and much of it nocturnal, with the average shot consisting of a floodlight's circle scanning a tangle of tree branches.