Brutal Intimacy: Analyzing Contemporary French Cinema (Wesleyan Film)

Brutal Intimacy: Analyzing Contemporary French Cinema (Wesleyan Film)

Tim Palmer


Brutal Intimacy is the 1st publication to discover the interesting motion pictures of up to date France, starting from mainstream style spectaculars to arthouse experiments, and from wildly renowned hits to motion pictures that intentionally alienate the viewer. Twenty-first-century France is an incredible resource of overseas cinema—diverse and dynamic, embattled but prosperous—a nationwide cinema delivering whatever for everybody. Tim Palmer investigates France’s becoming inhabitants of girls filmmakers, its buoyant leading edge of first-time filmmakers, the increase of the arguable cinema du corps, and France’s cinema icons: auteurs like Olivier Assayas, Claire Denis, Bruno Dumont, Gaspar Noé, and stars reminiscent of Vincent Cassel and Jean Dujardin. reading dozens of step forward motion pictures, Brutal Intimacy situates notorious titles along many but to be studied within the English language. Drawing on interviews and the testimony of prime movie artists, Brutal Intimacy grants to be an influential therapy of French cinema this present day, its evolving contention with Hollywood, and its bold goals of audiences in Europe, North the US, and world wide.

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