Item description for The Cinema of France (24 Frames) by Phil Powrie...
An in-depth look at some of the best and most influential French films of all time, The Cinema of France contains 24 essays, each on an individual film. The book features works from the silent period and poetic realism, through the stylistic developments of the New Wave, and up to more contemporary challenging films, from directors such as Abel Gance, Jean Renoir, Marcel Carn, Franois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Alain Resnais, Agns Varda and Luc Besson. Set in chronological order, The Cinema of France provides an illuminating history of this essential national cinema and includes in-depth studies of films such as Un Chien Andalou (1929), Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953), Le Samoura (1967), Shoah (1985), Jean de Florette (1986), Les Visiteurs (1993) and La Haine (1995).
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7.25" Height: 9" Weight: 1.8 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 2006
Publisher Wallflower Press
ISBN 1904764460 ISBN13 9781904764465
Availability 0 units.
More About Phil Powrie
Phil P. Powrie is Professor of French Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Research into Film at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Phil Powrie has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Sheffield University of Newcastle upon Tyne University o.