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Neupert, Richard John
A history of the French new wave cinema / Richard Neupert
2nd ed
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2007
book jacket
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Subject(s) Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 20th century
New wave films -- France -- History and criticism
Physical Description xxix, 408 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Previous ed.: 2002
Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-394) and index
Contents Cultural contexts : where did the wave begin? -- Testing the water : Alexandre Astruc, Agnès Varda, and Jean-Pierre Melville -- New stories, new sex : Roger Vadim and Louis Malle -- Claude Chabrol : launching a wave -- Francois Truffaut : the new wave's ringleader -- Jean-Luc Godard : Le petit soldat -- The cahiers du cinéma cohort : Eric Rohmer, Jacques Rivette, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, and Pierre Kast -- On the new wave's Left Bank : Alain Resnais and Agnès Varda
Note The French New Wave cinema is famous for its exuberance, daring and avant-garde techniques. This is a look at the social, economic and aesthetic mechanisms that shaped French film in the 1950s, as well as detailed studies of the most important New Wave movies of the late 1950s and early 1960s
Series Wisconsin studies in film

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