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Popular French Cinema : From the Classical to the Trans-national - by Ginette Vincendeau (Hardcover)

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Extending from early cinema to the present, bringing together published and newly written works, this book traces the history of French cinema, from Renoir to New Wave and beyond. Providing a taster for the first time reader and a substantial read for the filmgoer and the student, this is a fitting tribute to a great cinema by a top scholar and writer. Vincendeau provides a full tour of the multifaceted French cinema and its enormous influence on popular culture by looking at the people, issues and icons it embraces, from stars like Josephine Baker to Juliette Binoche; woman directors and masculinity in cinema, French gangsters, fathers and daughters, and much more.

Extending from early cinema to the present, bringing together published and newly written works, this book traces the history of French cinema, from Renoir to New Wave and beyond. Providing a taster for the first time reader and a substantial read for the filmgoer and the student, this is a fitting tribute to a great cinema by a top scholar and writer. Vincendeau provides a full tour of the multifaceted French cinema and its enormous influence on popular culture by looking at the people, issues and icons it embraces, from stars like Josephine Baker to Juliette Binoche; woman directors and masculinity in cinema, French gangsters, fathers and daughters, and much more.

Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Performing Arts, History
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / History + Criticism, Europe / France
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Author: Ginette Vincendeau
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2018
TCIN: 16684682
UPC: 9781850438106
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-7078
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