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The Popular French Cinema

Vincendeau, Ginette

The Popular French Cinema

From the Classical to the Trans-national

by Vincendeau, Ginette

  • 133 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by I. B. Tauris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11945077M
    ISBN 101850438110
    ISBN 109781850438113

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The Popular French Cinema by Vincendeau, Ginette Download PDF EPUB FB2

This multi-authored survey offers an innovative and accessible account of the richness and diversity of French film history from the s to the s.

In this fascinating volume, Michael Temple and Michael Witt propose new insights into familiar areas and set out a fresh agenda for the study and appreciation of French cinema.5/5(1).

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Movie Theory # in Film & Television This is a great introduction to the history and theory of French cinema. While it is a little out of date by (this year) it is very comprehensive if not brief.

Read more. by: Le Cinéma Français is an irresistible illustrated guide and primer to the best of French films, starting with the s, through the spectrum of French New Wave, and on /5(6). French Cinema: A Student's Book is an introduction to French cinema, in English.

This text includes the history of the origins of French film, an explanation of how to analyze a film, a lexicon of French cinema terms, and an analysis of 17 major masterpieces of French by: 1. The French New Wave Cinema is a complex phenomenon that is impossible to be understood without understanding the political, cultural, commercial as well as psychological (personality) landscapes of Europe/people during that era.

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Sign In. Make a List Browse Lists Search Lists Leaders Help / Contact Suggest Feature Newsletter. 50 Best Ever French Films show list info. A list of 50 highest rated French films according to IMDB poll. 7, users 90, views. This clearly-written and lively introduction analyses 25 years of popular French film including recent developments in all genres.

Reflecting French cinema’s diversity since the New Wave, chapters include the Heritage Film; Thrillers; War Movies; Cinema-du-Look; representations of sexuality; women film-makers; and much more. Each chapter introduces the public reception.

the rich diversity of French cinema. Over the past 15 years, French production has expanded into different areas. Contrary to popular belief, French cinema is not limited to dramas and comedies.

Animated films; documentaries, notably wildlife; thrillers, often English-language; biopics of major national figures known around the world: French.

The book is a slow read and reads like a history book. And since the aim of the book is to give you a total overview of French cinema, the author does not go into specifics on any one time period.

After reading a chapter, I often felt that I only understood the surface of the chapter theme, which explains my two star rating/5. Films based on La Vie de Bohème‎ (1 C, 4 P) Pages in category "Films based on French novels" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total.

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French language cinema covers vast swathes of history, geography and genre. The best French movies aren’t simply the product of a French person working strictly with a French team, they. 1. Read Books You Know.

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Read Books for Kids. The best things in life are free. That’s never been more the case for French bookworms.

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