Andre Bazin, the Critic as Thinker: American Cinema from Early Chaplin to the Late 1950s

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AndrE Bazin (1918-58) is credited with almost single-handedly establishing the study of film as an accepted intellectual pursuit, as well as with being the spiritual father of the French New Wave. Among those who came under his tutelage were four who would go on to become the most renowned directors of the postwar French cinema: FranCois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, and Claude Chabrol. Bazin can also be considered the principal instigator of the equally influential auteur theory: the idea that, since film ...

Andre Bazin, the Critic as Thinker: American Cinema from Early Chaplin to the Late 1950s 2016, Sense Publishers

ISBN-13: 9789463008761

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Andre Bazin, the Critic as Thinker: American Cinema from Early Chaplin to the Late 1950s 2016, Sense Publishers

ISBN-13: 9789463008778

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