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When Harry Met Sally ... When Harry Met Sally ...

One of the definitive romantic comedies that has had an enormous impact on the development of the genre since its release. Tamar Jeffers-McDonald explores the film's substance and cultural value, and reappraises the importance of the rom-com genre more broadly.


 

One of the definitive romantic comedies that has had an enormous impact on the development of the genre since its release. Tamar Jeffers-McDonald explores the film's substance and cultural value, and reappraises the importance of the rom-com genre more broadly.


 

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Ground-breaking in its departure from its predecessors, When Harry Met Sally (1989) established classic romantic comedy themes and tropes still being employed today. Placing the film in its historical, social and generic contexts, Tamar Jeffers-McDonald explores how writer Nora Ephron and director Rob Reiner used structure, filmic devices, music and classic romcom concepts in innovative new ways.

In her fresh and timely appraisal of this definitive, much-loved classic, Jeffers-McDonald reflects on the film's enduring legacy and influence on popular culture to give readers a wider perspective on the continuing evolution and importance of the romcom genre.

Ground-breaking in its departure from its predecessors, When Harry Met Sally (1989) established classic romantic comedy themes and tropes still being employed today. Placing the film in its historical, social and generic contexts, Tamar Jeffers-McDonald explores how writer Nora Ephron and director Rob Reiner used structure, filmic devices, music and classic romcom concepts in innovative new ways.

In her fresh and timely appraisal of this definitive, much-loved classic, Jeffers-McDonald reflects on the film's enduring legacy and influence on popular culture to give readers a wider perspective on the continuing evolution and importance of the romcom genre.

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SKU 9781844579075
Author(s) McDonald, Tamar Jeffers
Subtitle BFI Classic
Publisher(s) BFI Palgrave
Original publication date 11 Nov 2015
Number of pages 104

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