16 Facts About Arthouse film


An art Arthouse film is typically an independent Arthouse film, aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience.

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The international critical renown that Eisenstein garnered from this Arthouse film enabled him to direct October as part of a grand 10th anniversary celebration of the October Revolution of 1917.

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The Arthouse film is then tied together with fast pacing, a musical soundtrack to cue the appropriate audience emotions, and tight, seamless editing.

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Story in an art Arthouse film often has a secondary role to character development and exploration of ideas through lengthy sequences of dialogue.

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Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita depicts a succession of nights and dawns in Rome as witnessed by a cynical journalist, this Arthouse film is a bridge between his previous Italian neorealist style and his later surrealist style.

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Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky's Arthouse film Andrei Rublev is a portrait of the medieval Russian icon painter of the same name.

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The Arthouse film is about artistic freedom and the possibility and necessity of making art for, and in the face of, a repressive authority.

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In 1989, Hou Hsiao-hsien's A City of Sadness became the first Taiwanese Arthouse film awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

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Daryush Shokof's Arthouse film Seven Servants is an original high art cinema piece about a man who strives to "unite" the world's races until his last breath.

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The Arthouse film is notable for its use of long shots and overhead shots to create a sense of distance between the audience and the characters.

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The Arthouse film, which won the Golden Lion and the Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival, was called a "many-sided, many mooded, dazzlingly structured eclectic jazz mural" by Chicago Tribune critic Michael Wilmington.

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Darren Aronofsky's Arthouse film Pi is an "incredibly complex and ambiguous Arthouse film filled with both incredible style and substance" about a paranoid mathematician's "search for peace".

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In 1997, Terrence Malick returned from a 20-year absence with The Thin Red Line, a war Arthouse film that uses poetry and nature to stand apart from typical war movies.

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Lewis Beale of Film Journal International stated that Australian director Andrew Dominik's western Arthouse film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is "a fascinating, literary-based work that succeeds as both art and genre Arthouse film".

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The Arthouse film was distributed through Netflix, earning the streaming giant their first Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

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Arthouse film animation was gaining momentum during this era as an alternative to mainstream animated features alongside the works of acclaimed animators Satoshi Kon, Don Hertzfeldt and Ari Folman from the previous decade.

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