Though long ignored or dismissed by film critics and scholars, Marcel Pagnol (1895-1974) was among the most influential auteurs of his era. This comprehensive overview of Pagnol's career, the first ever published in English, highlights his unique place in French cinema as a self-sufficient writer-producer-director and his contribution to the long-term evolution of filmmaking in a broader European context. In addition to reassessing the converted playwright's controversial prioritisation of speech over image, the book ...

Marcel Pagnol 2016, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781784992842


Marcel Pagnol 2012, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719073816