By Colin Crisp
This beneficial source by way of one of many world’s prime specialists in French cinema provides a coherent evaluate of French cinema within the twentieth century and its position and serve as in French society. each one filmography contains one hundred and one movies indexed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929–1939 and quantity 2: 1940–1958) and gives obtainable issues of access into the striking global of 20th-century French cinema. All entries comprise an inventory of solid individuals and characters, construction information, an summary of the film's cultural and old value, and a serious precis of the film's plot and narrative constitution. each one quantity comprises an appendix directory rewards earned and an intensive reference record for additional studying and learn. a 3rd quantity, protecting the interval 1958–1974, is forthcoming.
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French Cinema—A Critical Filmography: Volume 2, 1940–1958 by Colin Crisp