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Landscapes of loss the national past in postwar French cinema

Naomi Greene 1942-


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  • Title:
    Landscapes of loss the national past in postwar French cinema
  • Author: Naomi Greene 1942-
  • Description: ""Book Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""
    In Landscapes of Loss, Naomi Greene makes new sense of the rich variety of postwar French films by exploring the obsession with the national past that has characterized French cinema since the late 1960s. Observing that the sense of grandeur and destiny that once shaped French identity has eroded under the weight of recent history, Greene examines the ways in which French cinema has represented traumatic and defining moments of the nation's past: the political battles of the 1930s, the Vichy era, decolonization, the collapse of ideologies. Drawing upon a broad spectrum of films and directors,
  • Publication Date: c1999
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (243 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-75370-3;ISBN 9786612753701;ISBN 1-4008-2304-8;ISBN 1-4008-1185-6
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- France -- History; Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- France; France -- In motion pictures; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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