The French New Wave

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The French New Wave: 1) Origins: a. Consisted of a group of directors from late 1950’s to 1960’s b. The birth of the new wave came out of the post world war II-era. As France was attempting to lift its self up from the effects of the war. France focused on restoring popular traditions. One of those traditions included having narrative films, specifically classical French films. c. The movement comes as a form of rebellion to the traditional classical style of French films. d. The term “New Wave” came from a magazine in which the article discussed a new generation with “new moral values, presented with refreshing, never before seen frankness.” New Wave movement holds that the director is the "author" of his movies, with a personal signature visible from film to film. These New Wave directors were influenced by Jean Vigo and Jean Renoir for their distinct artistic contributions to film. There were a group of film critics from Cahiers du Cinéma (a French film magazine) who were very
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