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In search of La grande illusion : a critical appreciation of Jean Renoir's elusive masterpiece

Author: Nicholas Macdonald
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is an extended analysis of the film, from different perspectives. The first half is largely a discussion of the cinematic technique, with key sequences analyzed shot by shot. The second half approaches the film from many other angles, including its history, the critical reception, Renoir's life and career, and film theory, e.g., film in relation to music"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jean Renoir; Jean Renoir; Jean Renoir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Macdonald
ISBN: 9780786462704 0786462701
OCLC Number: 829738769
Description: x, 258 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Nicholas Macdonald.

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