Contemporary French Cinema: An Introduction

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Manchester University Press, Nov 15, 1996 - Performing Arts - 190 pages
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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 and critical debates surrounding a given genre, interwoven with detailed accounts of individual films from Les Valseuses to Les Visiteurs and Delicatessen. Those looking at French film for the first time will have the opportunity to read at length about the internationally renowned work of Cinema-du-Look directors Luc Besson, Jean-Jacques Beineix and Leos Carax, as well as the recent blockbusters of the Heritage genre from Cyrano de Bergerac and Jean de Florette to Germinal and La Reine Margot. There is also a useful glossary and detailed filmography.
  

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Contents

Holocaust documentary the war film and national
18
Representations of sexuality
46
misogyny desire spectatorship
54
Woman as subject
64
Masculinities
70
Representing Aids
76
Claire Denis Martine Dugowson
91
The polar
99
The cinema du look and fantasy film
119
The heritage film
142
Conclusion
171
Index
183
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Guy Austin is Reader in French at the University of Sheffield.

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