TITLE

Requiem for the Sixties, Film Proposal, 1974

AUTHOR(S)
Whitehead, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media;Fall2011, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p667
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's 1974 film title proposal "Requiem for the Sixties" for the film project "Fire in the Water" which outlines the intended impetus of the film, its exploration of the 1960s consequences, and the extensive symbolic mediation of the decade. The author examines the shift from protest to violence in which the proposed title covers the sense of retreat and seclusion characterizing the post-sixties decline. He notes the optimism, enthusiasm, and pleasure in the 1960s.
ACCESSION #
67673373

 

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