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The End of Summer: Conte d’été (1996)

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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Film Moments : Criticism, History, Theory

British Film Institute, 2003

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... published by Penguin, 1979). Anne Hollander, Seeing through Clothes (Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1993; first published 1975). Jacob Leigh, ‘The Caprices of Rosine or the Follies of a Fortnight: Parallel...

La Demoiselle d’honneur (2004): Criss-Cross, Motives and Murder

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 Demoiselle d’honneur (2004) is Chabrol’s adaptation of Ruth Rendell’s novel The Bridesmaid (1989). Almost the whole novel is presented from the hero Philip’s point of view. However, Rendell’s third-person description of Philip...

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...

Contes des quatre saisons – Part 1

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 Cinema of Eric Rohmer : Irony, Imagination, and the Social World

Continuum, 2012

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... includes Henri Lefebvre and Michel de Certeau, is summarized by Schilling (2003). Klevan distinguishes his work on the everyday from this tradition (2000: 6, n.11). See Leigh (2009) for a discussion of the links between Klevan’s work...

Contes des quatre saisons – Part 2

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 Cinema of Eric Rohmer : Irony, Imagination, and the Social World

Continuum, 2012

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... on the fact that Béatrice Romand, who plays the widow, Magali, became a widow in 1980 (see Carbonnier 1984: 11). In Leigh (2007), I write at greater length about Romand and Rivière’s roles. Tortajada (2004: 234, n.1) also notes Rohmer’s use...

La Cérémonie (1995): Diary of a Chambermaid

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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...Of the nine films that form the basis of this study, La Cérémonie has received the most attention. The amount of work done on La Cérémonie testifies to the film’s success and its importance in Chabrol’s career. It includes Florence...

Au Cœur du mensonge (1999): The Fabric of Vision

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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...Au Cœur du mensonge starts with the rape and murder of a child, the pupil of a painter, René (Jacques Gamblin), the last person to see the child alive. He becomes the prime suspect. However, the film’s interest extends beyond the murder...

Introduction

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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...The aim of this book is to promote Chabrol’s creative achievement and consolidate thinking about Chabrol’s aesthetics. Using Chabrol’s last nine films as case studies, the book focuses on Chabrol’s style and related critical issues...

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...