The Story of Film - An Odyssey - 2011 - Mark Cousins


DIRECTED BY
Mark Cousins


STORYLINE

An Odyssey is a documentary film about the history of film, presented on television in 15 one-hour chapters with a total length of over 900 minutes. It was directed and narrated by Mark Cousins, a film critic from Northern Ireland, based on his 2004 book The Story of Film.



Episode 1 - Birth of the Cinema


Episode 2 - The Hollywood Dream


Episode 3 - The Golden Age of World Cinema

Episode 4 - The Arrival of Sound

Episode 5 - Post-War Cinema

Episode 6 - Sex & Melodrama


Episode 7 - European New Wave

Episode 8 - New Directors, New Form

Episode 9 - American Cinema of the 70s


Episode 10 - Movies to Change the World


Episode 11 - The Arrival of Multiplexes and Asian Mainstream

Episode 12 - Fight the Power: Protest in Film

Episode 13 - New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia & Latin America

Episode 14 - New American Independents & The Digital Revolution


Episode 15 - Cinema Today and the Future