Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and passionate filmmakers working in France today, Claire Denis has continued to make beautiful and challenging films since the 1988 release of her first feature, Chocolat. Judith Mayne's comprehensive study of these films traces Denis' career and discusses her major feature films in rich detail. Born in Paris but having grown up in Africa, Denis explores in her films the legacies of French colonialism and the complex relationships between sexuality, gender and race. From the ...

Claire Denis 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072383

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Claire Denis 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252029912

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