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Tag Archives: French New Wave

Does ‘the Phantom of the Auteur’ Haunt French Cinema?

The haunting presence of the auteur has long loomed over the French film industry; it was in France itself that the auteur theory as a major film discussion was first … Continue reading

05/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy 83rd Birthday Jean-Paul Belmondo | Waldina

Today is the 83rd birthday of the crown prince of the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague) film movement: Jean-Paul Belmondo. Eschewing the popular subject matters and film making methods, the … Continue reading

04/09/2016 · Leave a comment

A Movie is a Movie, by Darrell Ron Tuffs

Originally posted on A World of Film:
Jean-Luc Godard’s A Woman is a Woman (1961) opens like a grand theatre production, as we, the audience, are sat surrounded by darkness,…

04/28/2015 · Leave a comment