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Alastair Phillips

Alastair Phillips is Associate Professor (Reader) in Film Studies at the University of Warwick, UK. His books include City of Darkness, City of Light: Emigré Filmmakers in Paris 1929–1939 (2003), Journeys of Desire. European Actors in Hollywood (co‑edited with Ginette Vincendeau, 2006), Japanese Cinema: Texts and Contexts (co-edited with Julian Stringer, 2007), 100 Film Noirs (co-authored with Jim Hillier, 2009), Rififi: A French Film Guide (2009), A Companion to Jean Renoir (co-edited with Ginette Vincendeau, 2013) and The Japanese Cinema Book (co-edited with Hideaki Fujiki, 2018). He is an editor of Screen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The French Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2018

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... worked in American film since the late silent period, facilitated the arrival of many prominent names, including the directors Jean Renoir and Julien Duvivier and the actors Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean Gabin and Simone Simon (Phillips 2002)....

‘Unremarkable Paris’: Jacques Becker’s Urban Everyday

Alastair Phillips

Alastair Phillips is Associate Professor (Reader) in Film Studies at the University of Warwick, UK. His books include City of Darkness, City of Light: Emigré Filmmakers in Paris 1929–1939 (2003), Journeys of Desire. European Actors in Hollywood (co‑edited with Ginette Vincendeau, 2006), Japanese Cinema: Texts and Contexts (co-edited with Julian Stringer, 2007), 100 Film Noirs (co-authored with Jim Hillier, 2009), Rififi: A French Film Guide (2009), A Companion to Jean Renoir (co-edited with Ginette Vincendeau, 2013) and The Japanese Cinema Book (co-edited with Hideaki Fujiki, 2018). He is an editor of Screen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

British Film Institute, 2018

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...To move ‘beyond the flâneur’in terms of understanding Paris as a cinematic city means, in one sense, to re-examine the conventional ways that the topography of the French capital may be configured as a site of narrative attention...