Unformatted text preview: specific cultural biases we’ve discussed in class. 3. Discuss the importance and varying conditions of budgets and production costs in the 80’s in France. What were a few of the pressures and difficulties that had not existed to a great extent before? Explain a couple of measures instigated by the French government to help support the French film industry. 4. Discuss the various genres of silent French films and their different audiences. Who was the most well-known and first French movie star, and who was his greatest influence? Did they share any traits or skills? 5. What were the contributions of Jean Cocteau from the late 20’s through the 50’s that we discussed and viewed? What were his primary concerns and how did they evolve? What elements of his films explain their continuing cult appeal both here and in France? Be specific....
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- Fall '07
- French, French government, Cinema of France, treats individual films, specific cultural biases