The Early Film Criticism Of Francois Truffaut

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Before turning to filmmaking, Francois Truffaut was a film critic writing for Cahiers du Cinema during the 1950s. The Early film Criticism of Francois Truffaut makes available, for the first time in English, articles that originally appeared in French journals such as Cahiers du Cinema and Arts. Truffaut discusses films by such acknowledged masters as Hitchcock, Huston, Dymytryk, and Lang, but also examines the work of such lesser-known directors as Robert Wise, Don Weis, and ...

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Overview

Before turning to filmmaking, Francois Truffaut was a film critic writing for Cahiers du Cinema during the 1950s. The Early film Criticism of Francois Truffaut makes available, for the first time in English, articles that originally appeared in French journals such as Cahiers du Cinema and Arts. Truffaut discusses films by such acknowledged masters as Hitchcock, Huston, Dymytryk, and Lang, but also examines the work of such lesser-known directors as Robert Wise, Don Weis, and Roger Vadim.

Indiana University Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253207715
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1993
  • Series: Midland Book Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1 The Boundaries of Canon 1
2 A Private Pantheon 41
3 A Passion for the Cinema 78
4 The Egalitarian Spirit 111
Notes 157
Articles by Francois Truffaut in This Volume 167
Bibliography 169
Index 172
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