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BFI Film Classics

The Servant

Authors: Sargeant, A.

  • Original approach to the film based on archival research
  • A key film of 1960s British cinema
  • Richly illustrated with images from the film as well as fine art to which the film refers
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Amy Sargeant's illuminating study of Joseph Losey's The Servant (1963) provides a detailed discussion of the film's production and reception history, as well as a textual analysis that focuses on Harold Pinter's adaptation of Maugham's novella; the film's use of architecture and interior design to establish character and relationships.

About the authors

AMY SARGEANT Reader in Film at the University of Warwick, UK. Her publications include British Cinema: a critical history, BFI, 2005; British Historical Cinema: History, Heritage and the Costume Film (co-edited with Claire Monk), Routledge, 2001; Adventures in Motion Pictures: the story so far, in A. Auletina (ed.), Novelisations from Film, Udine: Forum, 2006, and British National Cinema, in J. Nelmes (ed.), An Introduction to Film Studies, Routledge, 2003.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Servant
Authors
Series Title
BFI Film Classics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84457-382-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
96
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