Cahiers du cinéma, the 1950s : neo-realism, Hollywood, new wave

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  • Creator edited by Jim Hillier
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985.
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 312 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0674090608, 9780674090606, 9780674090613, 0674090616
  • OCLC ocm11398289

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Translated from the French.

Contents

  • Part One: French Cinema -- Introduction -- 'The Rogues are Weary' (review of Jacques Becker's Touchez pas au grisbi) (April 1954) / François Truffaut -- 'Six Characters in Search of auteurs: A Discussion about the French Cinema' (May 1957) / André Bazin, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Pierre Kast, Roger Leenhardt, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer -- 'Sufficient Evidence' (review of Roger Vadim's Sait-on jamais?) (July 1957) / Jean-Luc Godard -- Les 400 Coups (February 1959) / Jean-Luc Godard -- 'The First Person Plural' (article on Francois Truffaut's Les 400 Coups) (July 1959) / Fereydoun Hoveyda -- 'Hiroshima, notre amour' (discussion on Alain Resnais's Hiroshima, mon amour) (July 1959) / Jean Domarchi, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Jean-Luc Godard, Pierre Kast, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer -- Part Two: American Cinema -- Introduction -- I. Perspectives -- 'Rediscovering America' (Christmas 1955) / Eric Rohmer -- `Notes on a Revolution' (Christmas 1955) / Jacques Rivette -- 'The Death of Humphrey Bogart' (February 1957) / André Bazin -- II. Dossier: Nicholas Ray -- 'On Imagination' (review of The Lusty Men) (October 1953) / Jacques Rivette -- 'A Wonderful Certainty' (review of Johnny Guitar) (April 1955) / François Truffaut -- 'Ajax or the Cid?' (review of Rebel Without a Cause) (May 1956) / Eric Rohmer -- 'Nothing but Cinema' (review of Hot Blood) (February 1957) / Jean-Luc Godard -- 'Beyond the Stars' (review of Bitter Victory) (January 1958) / Jean-Luc Godard -- Interview with Nicholas Ray (November 1958) / Charles Bitsch -- III. Auteurs -- 'The Genius of Howard Hawks' (May 1953) / Jacques Rivette -- 'The Essential' (review of Otto Preminger's Angel Face) (February 1954) / Jacques Rivette -- 'Serious Things' (review of Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window) (April 1955) / Claude Chabrol -- 'The Hand' (review of Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt) (November 1957) / Jacques Rivette -- 'Sam Fuller: In Marlowe's Footsteps' (March 1959) / Luc Moullet -- IV. Genre -- 'Evolution of the Thriller' (Christmas 1955) / Claude Chabrol -- 'Beauty of a Western' (review of Anthony Mann's The Man from Laramie) (January 1956) / André Bazin -- 'An Exemplary Western' (review of Budd Boetticher's Seven Men from Now) (August-September 1957) / André Bazin -- Part Three: Italian Cinema -- Introduction -- Umberto D (June 1952) / André Bazin -- 'Neo-Realism and Phenomenology' (November 1952) / Amédée Ayfre -- 'Letter on Rossellini' (April 1955) / Jacques Rivette -- 'The Land of Miracles' (review of Roberto Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia) (May 1955) / Eric Rohmer -- Interviews with Roberto Rossellini (July 1954 and April 1959) / Eric Rohmer, François Truffaut, Fereydoun Hoveyda, Jacques Rivette -- Part Four: Polemics -- I. Criticism -- Introduction -- 'Flattering the Fuzz: Some Remarks on Dandyism and the Practice of Cinema' (May 1951) / Pierre Kast -- 'Knife in the Wound' (October 1956) / Jean Domarchi -- 'On the politique des auteurs' (April 1957) / André Bazin -- Exchanges about Kurosawa and Mizoguchi (February 1957, March 1957, March 1958) / Luc Moullet, André Bazin, Jacques Rivette -- 'What is mise en scène?' (October 1959) / Alexandre Astruc -- II. Dossier: Cinema Scope -- Introduction -- 'A Full View' (July 1953) / François Truffaut -- 'The Age of Metteurs en scène' (January 1954) / Jacques Rivette -- 'The Cardinal Virtues of Cinema Scope' (January 1954) / Eric Rohmer -- Appendix 1. Cahiers du Cinéma Annual Best Films Listings 1955-9 -- Appendix 2. Guide to Cahiers du Cinéma Nos 1-102, April 1951-December 1959, in English translation -- Appendix 3. Cahiers du Cinéma in the 1960s and 1970s
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