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Published: 01 January 2015

224 Pages | 14 Illustrations, black & white

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719087394

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Jacques Demy

Waldron Darren

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Constitutes the first full-length book devoted to Jacques Demy in the English language
  • Provides a comprehensive study of Jacques Demy's cinema, including detailed analyses of all of his films, both short and full length
  • Examines and reappraises Demy's cinema in relation to debates in film studies and emphasises how they illustrate some of the key concerns of twentieth century philosophy around affect, subjectivity, self-other relations, gender and sexuality, class, freedom and free will
  • Brings together key points and arguments that have been invoked in critical discussions of Demy's films in France, the UK, the USA and Spain

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