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Francis Ford Coppola

Ryan Gilbey

Ryan Gilbey is a freelance film journalist and writes for a variety of publications, including Sight & Sound, the Guardian, Observer and the Sunday Times. He is the former film critic for the Independent. It Don’t Worry Me is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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It Don’t Worry Me : Nashville, Jaws, Star Wars and beyond

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...Making The Conversation (1974): Gene Hackman confers with Francis Ford Coppola. The Conversation: Gene Hackman as Harry Caul. In the films of Francis Ford Coppola, size matters. This robust...

Merci pour le chocolat (2000): Cause and Effect

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Merci pour le chocolat is based on Charlotte Armstrong’s novel The Chocolate Cobweb (1948), translated and published in France in 1949 as Et merci pour le chocolat.Armstrong’s novel was published in France by Ditis, translated...

La Fleur du mal (2003): Keeping it in the Family

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Incest, inheritance, politics and terroir: these are the leading subjects of La Fleur du mal. The film’s narrative structure is founded on a principle of repetition; it opens with Pierre Charpin’s corpse and it ends with Gérard’s (Bernard...

Epilogue

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah Atkinson is Principal Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Brighton, UK, and an audio-visual arts practitioner undertaking explorations into new forms of fictional and dramatic storytelling in visual and sonic media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond the Screen : Emerging Cinema and Engaging Audiences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...At the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival on 22 August 2013, The James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture.So I predict in the next decade or two, any differentiation between these platforms will fall away. Is 13 hours watched...

Rien ne va plus (1997): Preparation Meets Opportunity

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...La Cérémonie maintains an unvarying aesthetic distance, presenting its murders with a disturbing detachment. In contrast, Rien ne va plus’s tone is varied, moving from comedy to melodramatic thriller. Reviewing Rien ne va plus in Positif...

L’Ivresse du pouvoir (2006): Not Following the Rules of the Game

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In L’Ivresse du pouvoir, Isabelle Huppert plays Jeanne Charmant-Killman, a juge d’instruction preparing a case against company executives and civil servants whom she suspects of embezzling money from state-funded operations and facilitating...

Olivier Assayas

Pierre Hodgson

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Pierre Hodgson

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 9 : French Film-makers on Film-making in association with Positif

1999

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...Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas is a well-known screenwriter and director. He wrote the script for André Téchiné's seminal film, Rendez-vous (1985), which launched Juliette Binoche's career. His first feature film as a director was Désordre...

The Big Lebowski (1998)

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Joel Coen

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Ethan Coen

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Joel Coen

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Ethan Coen

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...Ralph’s It is late; the supermarket is all but deserted. We are tracking in on a fortyish man in Bermuda shorts and sunglasses at the dairy case. He is the Dude. His rumpled look and relaxed manner suggest a man in whom casualness runs...

Blood Simple (2002)

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Joel Coen

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Joel Coen

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Ethan Coen

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...Landscapes An opening voice-over plays against dissolving Texas landscapes – broad, bare, and lifeless. Voice-Over The world is full of complainers. But the fact is, nothing comes with a guarantee. I don’t care if you’re the Pope of Rome,...

Conclusion

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Northrop Frye writes of Shakespeare’s late plays: ‘As a result of expressing the inner forms of drama with increasing force and intensity, Shakespeare arrived in his last period at the bedrock of drama’ (1971: 117). Edward Said discusses...