Aspects of the Sublime in The Legend of 1900

LA LEGGENDA DEL PIANISTA SULL’OCEANO is perhaps one of the few films to merit the creation of a new generic category within film studies. In this introduction to LA LEGGENDA DEL PIANISTA SULL’OCEANO, Dr William Hope, of the University of Salford, will discuss the film’s relevance to traditional notions of the sublime in terms of the way in which it overwhelms the viewer’s senses.