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Claire Denis : French Film Directors Series - Martine Beugnet

Claire Denis

French Film Directors Series

Paperback Published: 24th June 2004
ISBN: 9780719064814
Number Of Pages: 224

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Claire Denis is one of France's most acclaimed and original filmmakers. Since her remarkable debut success with "Chocolat "(1986), she has produced an impressive series of features which have been intriguing, visually striking, and often highly controversial--including "Beau Travail" (2000) and "Trouble Every Day" (2001). Beugnet provides a thematic and stylistic framework within which to consider Denis' work, as well as a comprehensive analysis of individual films. She highlights the resonance of Denis' films in relation to ongoing debates about French national identity and culture, and issues of postcolonial identity, alienation and transgression, as well as examining their exploration of the interface between sexuality, desire and sensuality.This is an essential introduction to Denis, and a sophisticated and illuminating study of her work to date.

Introduction
Foreignness and the Aesthetics of the Unsaid
Screening Exile
The Mise en scene of Desire: Towards a Cinema of the Senses
Conclusion
Filmography
Select Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780719064814
ISBN-10: 0719064813
Series: French Film Directors Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 24th June 2004
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.27

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