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Studying French cinema

Author: Isabelle Vanderschelden
Publisher: Leighton Buzzard [UK] : Auteur, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking a text-led approach, with some emphasis on more recent popular films, Studying French Cinema is directed at non-specialists such as students of French, Film Studies, and the general reader with an interest in post-war French cinema. Each of the chapters focuses on one or more key films, from the ground-breaking films of the Nouvelle Vague (Les 400 coups, 1959) to contemporary documentary (Etre et avoir, 2002)  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Vanderschelden
ISBN: 9781906733155 1906733155 9781906733162 1906733163
OCLC Number: 844057999
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: François Truffaut: an auteur's representation of childhood Les 400 coups (1959) and L'Argent de poche (1978) --
French new wave and Godard in the 1960s A bout de soufflé (1960) and Pierrot le fou (1965) --
New wave legacy and the French auteur Le boucher/The butcher (1968) --
Social realism and Agnès Varda's Cinécriture Sans toit ni loi / Vagabond (1985) --
Louis Malle's (hi)stories of the occupation Lacombe Lucien (1973) and Au revoir les enfants (1987) --
Adolescence and coming of age in Claude Miller's intimist cinema L'effrontée (1985) and La petite voleuse (1988) --
French documentary film and a vision of the world Être et avoir (2002) --
Traits and traditions in French film comedy Le dîner de cons / The dinner game (1998) and Le placard / The closet (2001) --
The renewal of French historical drama and heritage film Le pacte des loups / Brotherhood of the wolf (2001) --
Road movie, transnational cinema and self-discovery journey Le grand voyage (2004).
Responsibility: by Isabelle Vanderschelden.

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Taking a text-led approach, with the emphasis on more recent popular films, Studying French Cinema is directed at non-specialists such as students of French, Film Studies, and the general reader with  Read more...

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