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The French Cinema Book

Second edition

Paperback (26 Jan 2018) | English

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Synopsis

This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of a key textbook offers an innovative and accessible account of the richness and diversity of French film history and culture from the 1890s to the present day. The contributors, who include leading historians and film scholars, provide an indispensable introduction to key topics and debates in French film history. Each chronological section addresses seven key themes - people, business, technology, forms, representations, spectators and debates, providing an essential overview of the cinema industry, the people who worked in it, including technicians and actors as well as directors, and the culture of cinema going in France from the beginnings of cinema to the contemporary period.

Book information

ISBN: 9781844574650
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: BFI
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 791.430944
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xx, 370
Weight: 918g
Height: 194mm
Width: 260mm
Spine width: 23mm