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May 2015 Blindspot: Breathless – À bout de souffle (1960)

One of the fun things about participating in this Blindspot series is to familiarize myself with certain genre or film movement. I actually picked this one rather randomly, not realizing this was part of the French New Wave, which happens to be the renowned French auteur  854 more words

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Jeremy Irons to Be President of 2015 Champs-Elysees Film Festival

Jeremy Irons will be in Paris from June 10 to 16, as President of Champs-Elysees Film Festival 2015.

For its 4th edition, Champs-Élysées Film Festival returns this year from June 10 to 16 in all of the Avenue theaters! 161 more words

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“But the cinephile is … a neurotic! (That’s not a pejorative term.) The Bronte sisters were neurotic, and it’s because they were neurotic that they read all those books and became writers. 46 more words


Spielberg At His Highest Peak: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

I hate to repeat myself, but Spielberg is a unique and captivating director, a figure who manages to balance his films with crowd-pleasing moments and dramatic depth, cohesively held by his ability to evoke sincere and penetrating sentimentality. 1,498 more words

Les Mistons by Francois Truffaut

With Les Mistons (1957), Francois Truffaut posits an interesting take on childhood jealousy. A staple of French New Wave, we also see Truffaut toy with film techniques that will define him and the movement. 192 more words


Scene Analysis. Les Quatre Cents Coups (400 Blows). Interrogation with the Therapist Scene. The Historicism Theory

Francois Truffaut belongs to the French New Wave filmmakers’ generation which also researched Auteur Theory. He is a filmmaker and a scholar. The film history and theory has been developing gradually since the silent era and not much scholar attention was paid into it. 933 more words

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