A companion to Francois Truffaut / edited by Dudley Andrew and Anne Gillain.

Contributor(s): Andrew, Dudley, 1945- [editor.] | Gillain, Anne [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley-Blackwell companions to film directorsPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom ; Malden, Massachusetts : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 615 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118321201; 1118321200; 9781118321379; 1118321375; 9781118321539; 1118321537; 9781118321591; 1118321596; 9781118321300; 1118321308; 9781299159402; 1299159400Subject(s): Truffaut, François -- Criticism and interpretation | Truffaut, Francois -- Criticism and interpretation | Truffaut, François | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Direction & ProductionGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to Francois Truffaut.DDC classification: 791.4302/33092 LOC classification: PN1998.3.T78 | C75 2013Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
La planète Truffaut. Interview with Arnaud Desplechin, part I / Anne Gillain, Dudley Andrew ; Truffaut and his "doubles" / Martin Lefebvre ; Aesthetic affinities / Anne Gillain ; Interview with Arnaud Desplechin, part II / Anne Gillain, Dudley Andrew -- Style and sensibility. Flashes of happiness / Alain Bergala ; Truffaut and the photographic / Junji Hori ; The impasse of intimacy / John Orr ; A fine madness / Francis Vanoye ; The ecstatic Pan / Phil Powrie ; The untimely moment and the correct distance / Adrian Martin -- The making of a filmmaker. Every teacher needs a truant / Dudley Andrew ; Certain tendencies of Truffaut's film criticism / Richard Neupert ; Truffaut-Hitchcock / Jonathan Everett Haynes ; The paradox of "familiarity" / Ludovic Cortade ; Cain and Abel / Michel Marie ; Friction, failure, and fire / Timothy Corrigan -- Truffaut and his time. Growing up with the French New Wave / James Tweedie ; Bad objects / Sam Di Iorio ; Between Renoir and Hitchcock / Ginette Vincendeau ; Truffaut in the mirror of Japan / Kan Nozaki -- Films. Directing children / Angela Dalle Vacche ; Jules et Jim--et Walter Benjamin / Dudley Andrew ; Digging up the past / Elizabeth Ezra ; The elevator and the telephone / Michel Chion ; La peau douce / Tom Conley ; La peau douce / Hilary Radner ; An unsettling passage / Carlos Losilla ; The structural role of intervals in L'argent de poche / Alain Bergala ; To die or to love / Luiza Jatobá ; Film as literature / Lúcia Nagib ; The elegist / Philip Watts La chambre verte and the beating heart of Truffaut's oeuvre / Françoise Zamour ; Le dernier métro / Jean-Michel Frodon ; Disillusionment and magic in La nuit américaine and Le dernier métro / Marc Vernet -- Index.
Summary: The 34 essays of this collection by leading international scholars reassess Truffaut's impact on cinema as they locate the unique quality of his thematic obsessions and his remarkable narrative techniques. Almost 30 years after his death, we are presented with strikingly original perspectives on his background, influences, and importance. Bridges a gap in film scholarship with a series of 34 original essays by leading film scholars that assess the lasting impact of Truffaut's work Provides striking new readings of individual films, and new perspectives on Truffaut's background, i.
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La planète Truffaut. Interview with Arnaud Desplechin, part I / Anne Gillain, Dudley Andrew ; Truffaut and his "doubles" / Martin Lefebvre ; Aesthetic affinities / Anne Gillain ; Interview with Arnaud Desplechin, part II / Anne Gillain, Dudley Andrew -- Style and sensibility. Flashes of happiness / Alain Bergala ; Truffaut and the photographic / Junji Hori ; The impasse of intimacy / John Orr ; A fine madness / Francis Vanoye ; The ecstatic Pan / Phil Powrie ; The untimely moment and the correct distance / Adrian Martin -- The making of a filmmaker. Every teacher needs a truant / Dudley Andrew ; Certain tendencies of Truffaut's film criticism / Richard Neupert ; Truffaut-Hitchcock / Jonathan Everett Haynes ; The paradox of "familiarity" / Ludovic Cortade ; Cain and Abel / Michel Marie ; Friction, failure, and fire / Timothy Corrigan -- Truffaut and his time. Growing up with the French New Wave / James Tweedie ; Bad objects / Sam Di Iorio ; Between Renoir and Hitchcock / Ginette Vincendeau ; Truffaut in the mirror of Japan / Kan Nozaki -- Films. Directing children / Angela Dalle Vacche ; Jules et Jim--et Walter Benjamin / Dudley Andrew ; Digging up the past / Elizabeth Ezra ; The elevator and the telephone / Michel Chion ; La peau douce / Tom Conley ; La peau douce / Hilary Radner ; An unsettling passage / Carlos Losilla ; The structural role of intervals in L'argent de poche / Alain Bergala ; To die or to love / Luiza Jatobá ; Film as literature / Lúcia Nagib ; The elegist / Philip Watts La chambre verte and the beating heart of Truffaut's oeuvre / Françoise Zamour ; Le dernier métro / Jean-Michel Frodon ; Disillusionment and magic in La nuit américaine and Le dernier métro / Marc Vernet -- Index.

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The 34 essays of this collection by leading international scholars reassess Truffaut's impact on cinema as they locate the unique quality of his thematic obsessions and his remarkable narrative techniques. Almost 30 years after his death, we are presented with strikingly original perspectives on his background, influences, and importance. Bridges a gap in film scholarship with a series of 34 original essays by leading film scholars that assess the lasting impact of Truffaut's work Provides striking new readings of individual films, and new perspectives on Truffaut's background, i.

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