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Robert Guédiguian

By Joseph Mai

Robert Guédiguian

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Book Information

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 978-0-7190-9647-1
  • Pages: 168
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Price: £70.00
  • Published Date: March 2017
  • BIC Category: Film and Media, Literature, Film history, theory & criticism, PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism, The arts / Film theory & criticism
  • Series: French Film Directors Series

Description

Intervening at the crossroads of philosophy, politics, and cinema, this book argues that the career of Robert Guédiguian, director of Marius et Jeannette (1997) and other popular auteurist films, can be read as an original and coherent project: to make a committed, historically-conscious cinema with friends, in a local space, and over a long period of time. Illustrated with comprehensive readings of all of Guédiguian's films.

Author

Joseph Mai is Associate Professor of French at Clemson University

Contents

1. Living with friends
2. Fragile friendships: films of the 1980s
3. Crossing every barrier: the decade of the conte de l'Estaque
4. Themes and variation: films since 2000
5. Conclusion: another cinema - a project in time
Filmography
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