Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2004

224 Pages | 9 Illustrations, black & white

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719064814

Bookseller Code (06)


Claire Denis

Martine Beugnet

Published by Manchester University Press

French Film Directors MUP

  • The first comprehensive study of Denis' work, one of the major filmmakers of today's art cinema
  • Provides a thematic and stylistic framework through which to read Denis' work
  • Provides comprehensive analysis of the individual films including Chocolat' (1986), Beau Travail (2000) and 'Trouble Every Day' (2001)
  • Highlights the resonance of Denis' work in relation to current debates about French national identity and culture, and issues of postcolonial identities, alienation and transgression
  • Examines Denis' exploration of the interface between sexuality, desire and sensuality

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