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By Alastair Phillips,Ginette Vincendeau

François Truffaut referred to as him, easily, ‘the best’. Jean Renoir is a towering determine in international cinema and entirely justifies this huge survey that incorporates contributions from prime foreign movie students and comprehensively analyzes Renoir’s existence and profession from quite a few severe perspectives.

  • New and unique study by means of the world’s top English and French language Renoir students explores stylistic, cultural and ideological features of Renoir’s motion pictures in addition to key biographical periods
  • Thematic constitution admits a number of serious methodologies, from textual research to archival learn, cultural reports, gender-based and philosophical approaches
  • Features precise research of Renoir’s crucial works
  • Provides a world point of view in this key auteur’s enduring importance in global movie history

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