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Phillips, Alastair

A Companion to Jean Renoir

Phillips, Alastair - A Companion to Jean Renoir, ebook

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François Truffaut called him, simply, ‘the best’. Jean Renoir is a towering figure in world cinema and fully justifies this monumental survey that includes contributions from leading international film scholars and comprehensively analyzes Renoir’s life and career from numerous critical perspectives.

  • New and original research by the world’s leading English and French language Renoir scholars explores stylistic, cultural and ideological aspects of Renoir’s films as well as key biographical periods
  • Thematic structure admits a range of critical methodologies, from textual analysis to archival research, cultural studies, gender-based and philosophical approaches
  • Features detailed analysis of Renoir’s essential works
  • Provides an international perspective on this key auteur’s enduring significance in world film history

Keywords: French film, French studies, reference, scholarship, French cinema, Francois Truffaut, La Grande Illusion, La Règle du Jeu, auteurship, film director, silent era, technicolor, French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, Grand Illusion, The Rules of the Game, Popular Front, The Human Beast, La Bête Humaine, The Southerner

Editor
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Film Directors
Page amount
640 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118325339
Printed ISBN
9781444338539

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