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Jean-Jacques Beineix : French Film Directors Series - Philip Powrie

Jean-Jacques Beineix

French Film Directors Series

Paperback Published: 13th December 2001
ISBN: 9780719055331
Number Of Pages: 256

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This volume examines the films of Jean-Jacques Beineix, often seen as the best directorial example of the 1980s "cinema du look" with cult films, such as "Diva" and "Betty Blue (37 degrees le matin)". After an introduction which places Beineix in the context of the 1980s, the volume devotes a chapter to each of Beineix's feature films, including the work which marked his return to feature film making after the break of a decade, "Mortel Transfert" (2001). Beineix, the director and his films, have often been at the centre of controversy. This text explains these controversies, but atempts to keep at arms' length from them, and to analyze the films for their intrinsic interest.

List of Platesp. vi
Series Editors' Forewordp. viii
Prefacep. x
Forewordp. xii
Introductionp. 1
Beineix in contextp. 6
Diva (1981)p. 28
La Lune dans le caniveau (1983)p. 75
37[degree]2 le matin (1986)p. 108
Roselyne et les lions (1989)p. 157
IP5 (1992)p. 179
Mortel Transfert (2001)p. 199
Conclusionp. 213
Filmographyp. 221
Bibliographyp. 226
Indexp. 234
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ISBN: 9780719055331
ISBN-10: 0719055334
Series: French Film Directors Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 13th December 2001
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27

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