A Companion to Contemporary French Cinema

Original Publish Date: Dec 02, 2014
Product Number: EB00596254
Released: Mar 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118585429
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Contemporary French Cinema presents a comprehensive collection of original essays addressing all aspects of French cinema from 1990 to the present day. -Features original contributions from top film scholars relating to all aspects of contemporary French cinema -Includes new research on matters relating to the political economy of contemporary French cinema, developments in cinema policy, audience attendance, and the types, building, and renovation of theaters -Utilizes groundbreaking research on cinema beyond the fiction film and the cinema-theater such as documentary, amateur, and digital filmmaking -Contains an unusually large range of methodological approaches and perspectives, including those of genre, gender, auteur, industry, economic, star, postcolonial and psychoanalytic studies -Includes essays by important French cinema scholars from France, the U.S., and New Zealand, many of whose work is here presented in English for the first time