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The French Cinema Book,9781844570126

The French Cinema Book

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9781844570126

ISBN10:
1844570126
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Pub. Date:
2/28/2008
Publisher(s):
British Film Institute
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Author Biography

Michael Temple teaches French at Birkbeck College, London Michael Witt teaches Cinema Studies at the University of Surrey Roehampton.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Notes on Contributors viii
General Introduction: Rethinking French Cinema 1(4)
Michael Temple
Michael Witt
General Further Reading 5(2)
PART ONE: 1890--1930
7(84)
Introduction: Hello Cinema!
9(9)
Michael Temple
Michael Witt
People: The Men and Women Who Made French Cinema
18(16)
Richard Abel
Business: A Re-Examination of Key Milestones in the Development of the Industry
34(8)
Michelle Millar
Technology: The Drive to Mechanisation and Digitisation
42(8)
Alison McMahan
Forms: The Shifting Boundaries of Art and Industry
50(15)
Ian Christie
Representations: Mutability and Fixity in Early French Cinema
65(9)
Vicki Callahan
Spectators: The Cinemising Process: Filmgoing in the Silent Era
74(8)
Elizabeth Ezra
Debates: Thinking about Cinema: First Waves
82(9)
Monica Dall'Asta
Selected Further Reading: 1890--1930
90(1)
PART TWO: 1930--60
91(90)
Introduction: Classicism and Conflict
93(10)
Michael Temple
Michael Witt
People: Migration and Exile in the Classical Period
103(15)
Alastair Phillips
Business: Anarchy and Order in the Classic Cinema Industry
118(10)
Colin Crisp
Technology: Imported Technologies in French Film-Making
128(9)
Charles O'Brien
Forms: The Art of Spectacle: The Aesthetics of Classical French Cinema
137(16)
Ginette Vincendeau
Representations: The Geography and Topography of French Cinema
153(9)
Keith Reader
Spectators: The Golden Age of Spectatorship
162(10)
Gregory Sims
Debates: Critical Debate and the Construction of Society
172(9)
Christopher Faulkner
Selected Further Reading: 1930--60
180(1)
PART THREE: 1960--2004
181(92)
Introduction: A New World
183(11)
Michael Temple
Michael Witt
People: The Other Auteurs: Producers, Cinematographers and Scriptwriters
194(15)
Alison Smith
Business: A Certain Idea of the Film Industry
209(12)
Laurent Creton
Anne Jackel
Technology: From Images of the World to the World of Images
221(9)
Laurent Jullier
Lucy Mazdon
Forms: `For It Is the Critical Faculty That Invents Fresh Forms'
230(17)
Nicole Brenez
Representations: Parisian Images and National Transformations
247(9)
Naomi Greene
Spectators: The Decline, Fall and Rebirth in Cinemagoing
256(9)
Sue Harris
Debates: The Exercise Was Beneficial, Monsieur Daney
265(8)
James S. Williams
Selected Further Reading: 1960--2004
272(1)
Selected On-Line Resources 273(2)
Further Reading on Films and Film People 275(4)
Index 279


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