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Francois Truffaut By Diana Holmes

Francois Truffaut by Diana Holmes

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After making an initial impact with his first film "Les 400 Coups", the French film director Francois Truffaut went on to make 23 films in 26 years. This appraisal of his work provides a socio-political contextualization, and gives an overview of his films and film-making methods.

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Francois Truffaut by Diana Holmes

First in a series designed to situate and explain the films of French directors. A concise, accessible and original reading of Truffaut's films. A timely evaluation of the films of a popular director whose work features on most A-level French syllabuses and on the majority of University French Studies programmes both in the UK and the USA .

Francois Truffaut Reviews

This is an eminently accessible study of Truffaut and an excellent addition to the French Film Directors series. "Modern and Contemporary France"

About Diana Holmes

Diana Holmes is Professor of French at Keele University. Robert Ingram is Associate Dean in the School of Languages and European Studies at the University of Wolverhampton

Table of Contents

Preface Les Mistons: an introduction 1. The Context: Cinema Saved my Life 2. A Career in Cinema 3. The Genre Films 4. Magic Mothers: The Sexual Politics of Truffaut's Films 5. Where is the Father? Masculinity and Authorship 6. The Definitif and the Provisoire (The Absolute v. the Provisional) Filmography Bibliography

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Francois Truffaut by Diana Holmes
Used - Very Good
Manchester University Press
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