Bayramkulova L.K. Theatricality and carnivalization of cinema-reality in the film by Jean-Daniel Verega Battle for ʻErnaniʼ
In this article the author analyses Battle for ʻErnaniʼ that is a French film narrating about a famous battle that took place during the premiere of a play written by Victor Hugo, a charismatic leader of the literary movement of Romanticism. The exquisite combination of the theatrical and cinematographic features which can be discerned in this film is aimed at a screen adaptation of metatext. The film recreates the interpretation of the literary work by the epoch that produced it.
metatext, fragmentary nature of cinema, montage, Romanticism, screen adaptation, cultural reception, carnivalization of reality