Examines the idea of film authorship: does film, most often an industrial and collaborative medium, allow for the director's "individual" expression? Can we speak of a Woody Allen film in the same way that we speak of a Shakespeare play or a Jane Austen novel?
The topic for Winter 2009 will be the works of Tim Burton.
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Previous film courses are helpful, but not required
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