Listed in: French, as FREN-361
Formerly listed as: FREN-61
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Jay L. Caplan (Section 01)
A study of some of the greatest French New Wave (1959-1963) films, as well as earlier French films that influenced the New Wave. From the New Wave we shall view Truffaut’s The 400 Blows; Godard’s Breathless, My Life to Live, and Contempt; Hiroshima mon amour and Last Year at Marienbad by Resnais. We shall also study Zero for Conduct (1933) and L’Atalante (1934) by Jean Vigo; Boudu Saved From the Waters (1932) Grand Illusion (1937), and The Rules of the Game (1939) by Jean Renoir; Jean-Pierre Melville’s Bob le Flambeur (1956) and A Man Escaped (1956) by Robert Bresson. No previous training in film analysis is required. Conducted in English.
Spring semester. Professor Caplan.
Cost: $25.00 ?
KeywordsForeign culture taught in English, Writing attentive
Offerings2015-16: Offered in Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2013