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Anne Gillain - Truffaut on Cinema - 9780253025753 - V9780253025753
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Truffaut on Cinema

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Description for Truffaut on Cinema Hardback. Translator(s): Fox, Alistair. Num Pages: 404 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; APFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. .

Between 1959 and 1984, French film director François Truffaut was interviewed over three hundred times. Each interview offers critical insight into the genesis of Truffaut's films as he shares the sources of his inspiration, the choice of his themes, and the development of his screenplays. In addition, Truffaut discusses his relationships with collaborators, actors, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting of each film. These texts, originally assembled by Anne Gillain and published in French in 1988, are presented here in a montage arranged chronologically by film. This compilation includes an impressive array of reflections on cinema as an art form. ... Read more

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Indiana University Press United States
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Bloomington, IN, United States
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About Anne Gillain
Anne Gillain is Professor Emerita at Wellesley College. She is author of François Truffaut: The Lost Secret and is editor (with Dudley Andrew) of A Companion to François Truffaut. Alistair Fox is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Otago. He is author of Speaking Pictures: Neuropsychoanalysis and Authorship in Film and Literature, and Jane Campion: Authorship ... Read more

Reviews for Truffaut on Cinema
"Ably edited by Gillain and translated by Alistair Fox, the volume gathers nearly all of Truffaut's writings on his own films, from his breakthrough with The 400 Blows in 1959 to his final film, Confidentially Yours (1983). The writings reveal a Truffaut who was as incisive and direct in assessing his own work as he was in assessing the work ... Read more

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