French Cinema_A Critical Filmography: Volume 1, 1929-1939

French Cinema_A Critical Filmography: Volume 1, 1929-1939

Language: English

Pages: 342

ISBN: 0253016967

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This invaluable resource by one of the world’s leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society. Each filmography includes 101 films listed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929–1939 and Volume 2: 1940–1958) and provides accessible points of entry into the remarkable world of 20th-century French cinema. All entries contain a list of cast members and characters, production details, an overview of the film's cultural and historical significance, and a critical summary of the film's plot and narrative structure. Each volume includes an appendix listing rewards earned and an extensive reference list for further reading and research. A third volume, covering the period 1958–1974, is forthcoming.



















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