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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018
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WLL 322 - The French Film


Credits: 3
Study of some of the key features of the cinema of France, beginning with an historical overview of the development of the idiom, from the silent films of the Surrealists and René Clair, to the Golden Age of sound in the thirties and concluding with the New Wave and its posterity. The course will also study film as a language and use it as a means for exploring cultural identity. Students will view a selection of films by Clair, Dali/Bunuel, Vigo, Renoir, Carne, Duvivier, Truffaut, Godard, Eustache, Tanner, and Rohmer, among others, and read criticism by directors, critics, and theorists.
Prerequisites: for credit in the French major,   or  .
Note(s): (Fulfills humanities requirement.)
J. Anzalone



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