The “ cinema verite ” films focused on social problems and upcoming elections . “ La Vie est a Nous ” was a propaganda film used in the Popular Front’s election campaign . It showed how the comrades helped the proletarian people against capitalists . The French "Tradition of Quality" Heavy-handed, overly symbolic films that dominated the French film industry (from 1944 to 1959 4 ). Films in Vichy France 2 Not sure if this is right – in the previous bullet point, it is said they first joined together in 1938. So how did they manage to release anything in 1936, two years before?3 Is this correct? Isn’t cinema verite just the name of an approach to film making? Did the PopularFront actually create a group called “cinema verite”?4 This is what I found online.
Direction of human beings in their everyday existencethat is connected tosocial, political, economic environment, non-trained actors, shooting on locationsand gaps of uncertainty.It is open ended, and makes the viewer think of what could be.Italian Neo-realism Mise-en-scene was defined by Andre Bazinand derived from realist styles. It tries to eliminate contrivances/conventions of representationand shows not truth, but a reaction. It is most especially eliminating continuity editingin favour of visual convention of realist style. Visual conventions of Italian neo-realismFilmed on location
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- Spring '08
- Film genres