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ISBN: 9781444338539 - A Companion to Jean Renoir
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A Companion to Jean Renoir

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Phillips, Alastair (EDT)/ Vincendeau, Ginette (EDT)
Alastair Phillips

ISBN: 9781444338539
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)


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Francois Truffaut called him, simply, 'the best'. Jean Renoir is a towering figure in world cinema and fully justifies this monumental survey that includes contributions from leading international film scholars and comprehensively analyzes Renoir's life and career from numerous critical perspectives.

 

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Francois Truffaut called him, simply, 'the best'. Jean Renoir is a towering figure in world cinema and fully justifies this monumental survey that includes contributions from leading international film scholars and comprehensively analyzes Renoir's life and career from numerous critical perspectives. * New and original research by the world's leading English and French language Renoir scholars explores stylistic, cultural and ideological aspects of Renoir's films as well as key biographical periods * Thematic structure admits a range of critical methodologies, from textual analysis to archival research, cultural studies, gender-based and philosophical approaches * Features detailed analysis of Renoir's essential works * Provides an international perspective on this key auteur's enduring significance in world film history