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Cinema in France : After the New Wave - Forbes J.

Cinema in France

After the New Wave

By: Forbes J.

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Published: 20th October 1992
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This major study of the contemporary French cinema includes a survey of the French film industry, chapters on major genres such as political and documentary cinema, women's cinema, comedy, the thriller and the history film, studies of eleven of the most significant post-1968 film-makers, together with extensive filmographies and a bibliography. Throughout the volume, discussion is related to the broader context of French culture and society with particular emphasis on the politics of representation, the interpretation of history, the nature of the popular issues of class and gender and the legacy of May 1968.

List of Illustrations - Acknowledgements - Introduction - The French Film Industry since the War: A Very Brief History - PART 1 GENRES: POLITICAL AND DOCUMENTARY CINEMA - Hollywood-France: America as Influence and Intertext - Women Filmmakers in France - PART 2 AUTEURS: TRUFFAUT AND GODARD IN THE 1970s - The Heritage of the Nouvelle Vague - In Search of the Popular Cinema: Bertrand Tavernier and the Return to the 'Tradition de Qualite' - In Search of the Popular Cinema: New French Comedy - The Family in Question - The New History of Film - Conclusion - Filmographies - Bibliography - Index of Film Titles - Index

ISBN: 9780333414309
ISBN-10: 0333414306
Series: After the New Wave
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 337
Published: 20th October 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 13