Casque D'or (Jacques Becker, 1952)

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I.B. Tauris, 2007 - Casque d'or (Motion picture) - 116 pages
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"Jacques Becker's Casque d'or is now recognized as a major classic of French cinema. Set in the Paris of the Belle Epoque, this tragic love affair between a gangster's moll and a carpenter has been hailed as Becker's greatest film and star Simone Signoret's most mythic role. Sarah Leahy examines Casque d'or from a multitude of angles, including the film's costumes and setting, camerawork and editing, its narrative structure and cinematic style and the role of its stars. She also follows the vagaries of its reception: the film was received coolly by critics and public alike in its own country upon its release in 1952,yet it was loved in Britain and Italy."--BOOK JACKET.

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Sarah Leahy is Lecturer in French and Film at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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