Olivier Assayas is best known as a filmmaker, yet cinema makes only a late appearance in this volume. A Post-May Adolescence is an account of a personal formation, an initiation into an individual vision of the world. It is, equally, a record of youthful struggle. Assayas' reflective memoir takes the reader from the massive cultural upheaval of France in May 1968 to the mid-1990s, when the artist made his first autobiographical film about his teenage years, L'Eau froide . The movement of thought and creation known as ...

A Post-May Adolescence: Letter to Alice Debord 2012, Austrian Film Museum, New York

ISBN-13: 9783901644443

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