The Taste for Beauty (Cambridge Studies in Film)

The Taste for Beauty (Cambridge Studies in Film)

Carol Volk


The style for attractiveness is a suite of essays by means of the film-maker and critic Eric Rohmer that have been initially written for the French movie evaluate Cahiers du Cinema among 1948-1979. Rohmer, one of many founding participants of the French 'New Wave' cinema, used to be additionally one of many journal's unique critics and served as its editor. Divided into 4 sections, the essays take care of primary and theoretical questions of film-making from a unmarried theoretical standpoint. Rohmer, a film-maker of serious eloquence and erudition, writes intensive at the matters so much basic to movie: what the digicam most sensible portrays; the position of sound and color; using drama and comedy; the position of speech; and the matter of literary model; he additionally contains a own defence of his movies. the ultimate part is dedicated completely to the film-maker Jean Renoir. The style for attractiveness might be preferred through scholars and critics of movie, in addition to those that love French cinema as a rule.

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