Qu'est-ce Que Le CinGema? English. Selections

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University of California Press, 1972 - Motion pictures. - 200 pages
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The philosophy and unique insights of the late French film critic are revealed in these essays.
 

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The best aspect of this collection is the evident pleasure Bazin takes in viewing and analyzing the cinema. His delight in the medium shines through in the essays and he never fails to recognize the ... Read full review

Contents

Translators Introduction
1
Cinematic Realism and
16
La Terra Trema
41
Bicycle Thief
47
Metteur en Scene
61
A Great Work
79
In Defense of Rossellini
93
The Myth of Monsieur Verdoux
102
Limelight or the Death of Moliere
124
The Western or the American Film par excellence
140
The Evolution of the Western
149
Entomology of the PinUp Girl
158
Marginal Notes on Eroticism in the Cinema
169
The Destiny of Jean Gabin
176
Index
195
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