Robert Guédiguian (French Film Directors) (Hardcover)

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By Diana Holmes (Editor), Robert Ingram (Editor), Joseph Mai
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Intervening at the crossroads of philosophy, politics, and cinema, this book argues that the career of Robert Gu diguian is the result of one of the most original and coherent projects in contemporary French cinema: to make a committed, historically-conscious cinema, in a local space, over a long period of time, but most especially with friends.

The account starts with in-depth consideration of friendship and its relation to philosophy, politics, time, and space. The book chronologically traces this project as it begins in Gu diguian's hometown, the Communist-leaning Marseille. It further unfolds through the political transformations of the 1980s Left and the local activism and utopias of the 1990s, and spreads into Gu diguian's varied explorations of genre and register. Close analysis is accompanied with historical and social contextualization, but also with a consistent return to the underlying, radical and philosophically rich project.

About the Author


Joseph Mai is Associate Professor of French at Clemson University


Product Details
ISBN: 9780719096471
ISBN-10: 0719096472
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: March 20th, 2017
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: French Film Directors

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