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Unformatted text preview: o Often we look at Bergman or Kurosawa o However, this time we’ll be looking at two different French directors: Jean Renoir and Truffaut o I’m looking to illustrate a certain continuity across European cinema o These films are central examples of dominant schools of filmmaking ° Renoir is at the center of the movement of Poetic Realism o Neo-realism is also an important movement o You should get a feel for both how different these films are from American cinema, and simultaneously you should understand the continuity of style ° Look for the continuity in the moral vision of these movies o For these reasons we won’t be watching Kurosawa’s The Seven Samurai this semester, but it’s a wonderful movie, and you should watch it on your own time...
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- Fall '10
- Madame Bovary, Film director, Jean Renoir, Poetic realism