Formerly listed as: FREN-65
Jay L. Caplan (Section 01)
(Offered as FREN 365 and FAMS 327.) The class will study films from the French New Wave (1959-63), as well as earlier French films that influenced many New Wave directors. These films will include: Jean-Luc Godard's A bout de souffle, Vivre sa vie, and Le Mépris; Alain Resnais' Hiroshima Mon Amour and L'annee dernière à Marienbad; Les 400 Coups by François Truffaut and Agnès Varda's Cléo de 5 à 7, as well as Zero de conduite and L'Atalante by Jean Vigo; Boudu sauvé des eaux, la Grande Illusion and La Règle du jeu by Jean Renoir; Jean-Pierre Melville's Bob le flambeur; and Robert Bresson's Un Condamné à mort s'est echappé. This course will also provide basic training in the analysis of films. Conducted in French.
Requisite: One of the following--FREN 207, 208, 311, or equivalent. Fall semester. Professor Caplan.