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Virtuosity Classical

Murray Pomerance

Murray Pomerance is an independent scholar living in Toronto, Canada. He is the editor of the "Techniques of the Moving Image" series and the Horizons of Cinema series, and co-editor, with Lester D. Friedman and Adrienne L. McLean respectively, of the Screen Decades and Star Decades series. Pomerance has written, edited and co-edited several books, including Cinema, If You Please (2018), Moment of Action (2016), Alfred Hitchcock's America (2013), The Horse who Drank the Sky: Film Experience beyond Narrative and Theory (2008), and two BFI Classics on Marnie (2014) and The Man Who Knew Too Much (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Virtuoso : Film Performance and the Actor’s Magic

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...I have given several examples of moments in which a single actor in character transcends the territory of the drama, rises up, flies off to a contextually relevant virtuosic Neverland, then lands again. A single actor, or a Roman candle...

François Truffaut: An Auteur’s Representation of Childhood

Isabelle Vanderschelden

Isabelle Vanderschelden is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Languages, Information and Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her main research interest is contemporary French cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying French Cinema

Auteur, 2013

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...Les 400 coupsFrançois Truffaut (1932-1984) occupies a major place in French film history and its tradition of auteur cinema. He is remembered by many as the ring-leader of the New Wave, a man who expressed his personal vision of the world...

Jules & Jim (1962)

Mark Axelrod

Mark Axelrod is a Full Professor of English & Comparative Literature, and Director of the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing, at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Constructing Dialogue : Screenwriting From Citizen Kane to Midnight in Paris

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Screenplay by François Truffaut and Jean GruaultI’m making a slight departure from the other films I’ve been writing about because Jules & Jim is different for several reasons: (1) it’s a “foreign film”; (2) there is no English translation...

Fahrenheit 451

Barry Keith Grant

Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University, Canada. He is author of Film Genre (2007) and Voyages of Discovery (1992) and co-author of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001) and 100 Documentary Films (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Science Fiction Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2013

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...DIRECTOR François TruffautPRODUCER Lewis M. AllenSCREENPLAY Jean-Louis Richard, based on the 1953 novel by Ray BradburyDIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Nicolas Roeg (colour)EDITOR Thom NobleMUSIC Bernard HerrmannPRODUCTION DESIGN Syd CainCAST Oskar...

A Certain Tendency in French Cinema

The French New Wave : Critical Landmarks

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Michèle Morgan (left), Pierre Blanchar and Line Noro in Jean Delannoy’s La Symphonie pastorale (1946)It would be nice to think that the meaning of the word ‘art’ can make men aware of the greatness they do not recognise in themselves...

Yann Dedet

Roger Crittenden

Roger Crittenden: After a distinguished career at the BBC, where he gained a special award for sustained excellence as a film editor, he was recruited to the new National Film and Television School as Head of Editing and later became Director of the MA programme. While with the NFTS, he taught in Moscow, Mexico City, Manila, Copenhagen, Singapore, Brisbane Australia, and in Cuba. In 2014 he was given the first ever CILECT International Teaching Award for his outstanding contribution to media pedagogy. More recently, he was appointed Adjunct Professor of Film at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. Roger is the author of two books on editing, as well as a book on Truffaut’s Day For Night for the British Film Institute's Film Classic Series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fine Cuts : Interviews on the Practice of European Film Editing

Routledge, 2018

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... I t was when talking to Yann (and Martine Barraqué) in researching a book on Truffaut’s La Nuit Americaine (Day for Night) that the idea of a book on European fi lm editors fi rst occurred to me. So it is appropriate to begin this new...

Truffaut’s Apartments

Paris in the Cinema: Beyond the Flâneur : Locations, Characters, History

British Film Institute, 2018

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...In the English-speaking world, the word ‘Paris’ typically evokes a set of postcard views of city life, from its bistros to its monuments. While these have become the staple of many Hollywood films, with a trip to Paris one of the recurring...

History

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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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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French Cinema: A Student’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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...The world’s first screening of a motion picture to a paying audience took place at the Grand Café in Paris on 28 December 1895; it was a programme of short films by Louis Lumière, who with his brother Auguste ran a photography firm in Lyon....

The New Wave Hotel

Paris in the Cinema: Beyond the Flâneur : Locations, Characters, History

British Film Institute, 2018

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...The association of the French New Wave with the kind of movement through urban space that has been called flânerie is a familiar one. A defamiliarising strategy in this chapter, and in my research more broadly,See Roland-François Lack, ‘The...

The Emperor Has No Clothes

The French New Wave : Critical Landmarks

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Robert BenayounTo measure a circle, you can begin anywhere.If the cinema looks in upon itself too much, it will be in danger of ending up as a kind of subculture, consisting of approximations, pale reflections, quotations, and hazy...