Alain Resnais (French Film Directors)

Alain Resnais (French Film Directors)

By: Emma Wilson (author)Hardback

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An illuminating new introduction to Alain Resnais's work, extending from his earliest documentaries to the musical films of the last decade Traces the evolving patterns of Resnais's filmmaking, and its changing reflections on mortality, guilt, chance and human doubt Sets Resnais's films in the context of important current debates in film theory Provides a concise account of critical discussions of his work in France and beyond Offers a highly personal and detailed engagement with individual images and scenes in Resnais's films

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Emma Wilson is Reader in Contemporary French Literature and Film at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Contents

Acknowledgements; Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Documentaries 1948-1958; 2. Hiroshima mon amour (1959); 3. L'Annee derniere a Marienbad (1961); 4. Muriel ou le temps d'un retour (1963); 5. La Guerre est finie (1966), Je t'aime je t'aime (1968), Stavisky (1974); 6. Providence (1977); 7. Mon oncle d'Amerique (1980), La vie est un roman (1983), L'Amour a mort (1984), Melo (1986), I Want to Go Home (1989); 8. Smoking/No Smoking (1993), On Connait la chanson (1997), Pas sur la bouche (2003); Filmography; Select Bibliography.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/04/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780719064067
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780719064067
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0719064066

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