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Unformatted text preview: specific cultural biases weve discussed in class. 3. Discuss the importance and varying conditions of budgets and production costs in the 80s 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 20s through the 50s 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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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course FRENCH 424 taught by Professor Ransom during the Fall '07 term at San Diego State.
- Fall '07