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French Cinema Week 5

French Cinema Week 5

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Cinema and Nation:French Cinema
Week 5: The New Wave
 
Fr 
ench New Wave
Decline o
Fr 
ench film indust
ry
afte
WWII
Losses of wa
and occupation
1946 laws gave
Fr 
ench films ve
ry
limited exclusivit
y
Influx of US films postwa
Based on cumbe
some inf 
ast
uctu
e, studio s
y
stem, sets, labou
 intensive
 Aesthetic stagnation: ove
r-
emphasis on sc
ipts, p
ep
oduction,p
oduction values, expe
ience and low
-r 
isk topics. Also belief thataudiences wanted escapism pushed so fa
that films we
e completel
y
 divo
ced f 
om people¶s expe
iences
 
T
uffaut, Goda
d, Jacques Rivette t
ained at Cinémathèque ±setup b
y
Langlois and
Fr 
anju ±and so we
e outside the t
aditionalpath
T
uffaut was taught b
y
Bazin ±close connection betweenc
iticism and p
actice.
He watched inte
national cinemas f 
om all pe
iods ±opensinte
est in fo
m, the cinematic as well as inte
national scope ±not just about
Fr 
ench lite
a
ry
t
aditionThe influence on him of ea
lie
 
Fr 
ench cinema including avantga
de, René Clai
, Jean Vigo (
Zéro de conduite
)
, poetic
ealism,and mo
e
ecent di
ecto
s like Va
da, Melville, B
essonBazin among othe
s begins
Cahiers du Cinéma
in 1951 ±T
uffaut w
ote about inte
national film, expe
imental film, andtook film c
iticism se
iousl
y

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