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The Story of Film: An Odyssey

Mark Cousins, 2011

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The Story of Film
Mark Cousins, 2004

The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a documentary directed by Mark Cousins in 2011 and based on the book The Story of Film by Mark Cousins, first published in 2004. The documentary features Aleksandr Sokúrov, Norman Lloyd, Lars von Trier, Paul Schrader, Haskell Wexler, Yuen Woo-Ping, and others.

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RATING

8.5

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: The Story of Film: An Odyssey (Mark Cousins, 2011)

8.7

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Book Cover: The Story of Film (Mark Cousins, 2004)

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Storyline

Renowned film critic and historian Mark Cousins skillfully guides viewers on a captivating journey through the history of film and filmmaking. Through the use of film clips, interviews with filmmakers, and illustrative footage of various locations worldwide, he provides an immersive experience that spans from the late 19th century to the present day, with a notable focus on world cinema.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Story of Film: An Odyssey, the 2011 TV series by Mark Cousins

Year

2011

Minutes

60

Movie Rate

8.50

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

The Story of Film: An Odyssey

Country: UK

Year: 2011

Length: 1h / 15 episodes

Cover of The Story of Film, the 2004 book by Mark Cousins

Year

2004

Pages

512

Book Rate

8.70

S: Goodreads

Book

The Story of Film

Country: UK

First published in: 2004

Length: 512 pages

Genre: Non Fiction

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