Cinema and the Republic Filming on the Margins in Contemporary France

Ervine, Jonathan

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  • Format Books
  • Publication Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013.
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  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (208 pages)
  • ISBNs 9780708325971, 0708325971, 9780708325964, 0708325963, 1306494990, 9781306494991
  • OCLC ocn843200354


  • A thought-provoking study of what contemporary French cinema has to say about immigration and social cohesion.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Cinema and the republic -- The sans-papiers on screen -- Contextualising immigrant experiences in film -- Double peine : the challenges of mobilising support for foreign criminals via cinema -- Challenging or perpetuating cliches? Young people and the police in France's banlieues -- Challenging stereotypes about France's banlieues by shifting the focus? -- Conclusion