The Wolf at the Door

The Wolf at the Door

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The Wolf at the Door explores the remarkable formal and substantive patterns of cinematic discourse on Germany and the Holocaust in Stanley Kubrick's films. It is the first book on Kubrick to place his cinema into the full context of his life and times - his Jewish past, early years spent under the shadows of fascism and war, and his 1957 marriage into a German family of artists and filmmakers - all provoked his deeply ambivalent preoccupation with the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The Wolf at the Door draws on intensive study of all of Kubrick's films, interviews with members of Kubrick's immediate family, and archival research in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and Israel.It is therefore highly ironic that when confronted with a different analysis of the problem by a computer back on earth, HAL blames human error for the other computera#39;s aquot;mistake. ... HALa#39;s panoptic eye is a hellish furnace of red and yellow aurally stoked by the roaring of Discoverya#39;s machinery. According to Georg Seesslen, FIALa#39;s name is midway between the words aquot;hellaquot; and aquot;hailaquot; (as in aquot;Heil Hitler!

Title:The Wolf at the Door
Author:Geoffrey Cocks
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2004


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