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French Cinema: A Student’s Guide

French Cinema: A Student’s Guide

by Phil Powrie

Phil Powrie is Professor of Cinema Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. He is Chair of the British Association for Film, Television and Screen Studies and Chief General Editor of Studies in French Cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and Keith Reader

Keith Reader is Professor of Modern French Studies at the University of Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2002
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9781849661478
  • ISBN:
    978-0-3407-6004-8 (paperback)

    978-1-8496-6147-8 (online)
  • Edition:
    First Edition
  • Place of Publication:
    London
  • Published Online:
    2018
French Cinema: A Student’s Guide
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What are the Cahiers du cinéma? Which are the most popular French films? How do you write an essay on a French film? What is a high-angle shot in French? When did more French spectators go to see American films than French films? How do you talk about a short sequence of film? You can find the answers to these and many more questions in this essential resource for students of French cinema.