By Éric Dufour
Quand le cinéma de science-fiction est-il né ? Quelles sont les formes qu’il a prises avant de s‘imposer comme un style à half entière ? Que peut-on y lire et que nous apprend-il du regard que nous portons sur le monde qui nous entoure ?
De ses débuts comme style dans l’Amérique des années 1950 jusqu’à aujourd’hui, toutes les facettes de ce cinéma sont ici décrites et analysées selon des angles résolument novateurs. Grâce à de très nombreux exemples, nous découvrons remark, de los angeles peur atomique des années de Guerre froide à l’émergence, trente ans plus tard, du cyberpunk, les motion pictures de science-fiction nous éclairent sur les évolutions technologiques et esthétiques de leur époque.
Dans un moment temps, l’ouvrage suggest une typologie des figures visuelles et narratives, depuis l’imagerie du voyage dans l’espace ou celle de l’extraterrestre jusqu’à los angeles critique sociale et politique, et montre combien ce style cinématographique, qui est création d’un monde, est fondé sur los angeles désorientation de l’homme face à ses propres repères.
Éric DUFOUR est professeur à l’Université de Grenoble. Il est spécialiste d’esthétique et a écrit plusieurs ouvrages sur l. a. musique et sur le cinéma.
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