“Viewing and Experiential Reporting in Cognitive Grammar”, in Linguagem e Metz, Christian L’enonciation impersonnelle, ou le site du film (Paris ). Miller . METZ, C. O significante imaginario – psicanalise e Uploaded by Ieda Documents Similar To Metz, Christian – O Significado Imaginario_Psicanalise e Cinema. Metz, Christian – A A Linguagem Cinematografica -. Uploaded by. Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Linguagens (CECL). She has Christian Metz () was a French theorist who wrote extensively on cinema and.

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According to Gabriela M. To make it clear: What he paradoxically searches, through the photographic mechanical reproduction of the sensible appearances, is the spectral extension of a mental content. The Psychology of Seeing London: Like most of his contemporaries, Plateau believed the device demonstrated the natural outcome of optical afterimages, as for the first time explicitly subsumed under persistence of vision: The lack of the apparent movement of the objects represented, the photographic option of this film, reinforces the obsessive nature of these images, recalling the intensity of the optical stereoscopic device.

An Introduction still promotes this view, claiming in its opening pages: It does contain many potential part-objects the different shots, the sounds, and so forthbut each of them disappears quickly after a moment of presence, whereas a fetish has to be met, mastered, held, like the photograph in the pocket.

This is a classical theme of film theory. Memories of the future.

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Massachusetts University Press, Revista Per la Filosofia. Socially, the family film, the super-8, and so forth, to which I previously alluded, are often used for such a purpose. In published The Modern Gaze: As the ecological and phenomenological-minded perceptual psychologists such as J.

Fabrizio Serra editore, Pisa – Roma, The photographic take is immediate and definitive, like death and like the constitution of the fetish in the unconscious, fixed by a glance in childhood, unchanged and always active later.


Almost everyone in the image, every face, is looking at the camera, with surprise and amazement. Still from Alfred Hitchcock Vertigo. Anyone could see that each side of the disk presented only a part of the composite image which spinning produced. It is amazing to see how twentieth-century philosophers who lived the emergence and first developments of the cinema, did not produce specific philosophical reflection on cinema and philosophy up to the recent works of Deleuze the previous attempts of Bergson, Merleau-Ponty, Benjamin, Adorno, etc.

Memory has become an external material device that one can own and appropriate, suitable for the modern audience. The proliferation of devices of the moving image demands a critical history of their uses and experiences.

However, the option for stereoscopic photography seems to be autonomous and intentional. Of these, in only four were restored and are housed in the national moving images archives, under supervision of the Cinemateca Portuguesa – Film Museum If it is certain that photography does not directly produce the immanent movement, considered essential to the movement-image, movement is still a central problematic to photography.

And yet the film itself can be seen as a kind of draft or preliminary study. If the filmic off-frame is substantial, it is because we generally know, or are chridtian to guess more or less precisely, what is going on in it.

For a discussion of this relationship see Warner, The two artists have never met and lived in different times and places.

Walter Benjamin also identified the cemetery as the home of photography.

While the social reception of film is mainly oriented towards a show-business-like or imaginary referent, the real referent is felt to be dominant in photography. It is easy to observe—and the researches of the sociologist Lingyagem Bordieu3, among others, confirm it—that photography very often primarily means souvenir, keepsake. Deleuze assigns the first met of recognition and memory to the cinema of the movement-image and the second type to the cinema of the time-image which, although based on the same matrix of movement- image, introduces a logic that is intrinsic to the images.


Dubois remarks that with each photograph, a tiny piece of time brutally and forever escapes its ordinary fate, and thus is protected against its own loss.


Gregory, Eye and Brain: The main point made by these texts regarding the ontology of photography was its indexical quality, the idea that photography would 1 The english revision of this chapter was funded by FCT – the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. The Phenakistiscope generated a new sort of image, an image that moved. Thus the nineteenth century approached vision in a new mode: Gibson and Alva Noe have demonstrated, movement provides the norm for visual perception, because our eyes are moving, our bodies are moving and the world around us moves as well, in concert and independently of us.

Some features of this site may not work without it. The movement portrayed here is posed between brevity and endlessness, an instant of action or an eternity of Sisyphean repetition, the first appearance of the cinematic loop that evades the linearity of action through its circular technology. A fundamental fact was the appearance, in the history of European philosophy, of philosophers of life, of will and instincts, and existential thinkers who I began to call “logopathic thinkers”, such as Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger and Sartre, if read in contrast with the European tradition.

Archeology of the Cinema Exeter: A dancer dances, a horse gallops, a man walks.