François Truffaut known as him, easily, ‘the best’. Jean Renoir is a towering determine in international cinema and entirely justifies this huge survey that comes with contributions from major overseas movie students and comprehensively analyzes Renoir’s existence and occupation from quite a few serious perspectives.
• New and unique learn through the world’s best English and French language Renoir students explores stylistic, cultural and ideological features of Renoir’s motion pictures in addition to key biographical periods
• Thematic constitution admits quite a number serious methodologies, from textual research to archival learn, cultural reviews, gender-based and philosophical approaches
• gains precise research of Renoir’s crucial works
• offers a world standpoint in this key auteur’s enduring value in global movie heritage
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