Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2011

192 Pages | 14 Illustrations, black & white

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719056338

Bookseller Code (06)


Jean Vigo

Michael Temple

Published by Manchester University Press

French Film Directors MUP

  • The first in-depth study in English of Jean Vigo's work
  • Explores the career of one of the legendary figures of world cinema, and asks why his work has had such a long-lasting effect on film culture across the world
  • Discusses each film in terms of social and political context, narrative structure, main stylistic features and dominant themes
  • Examines the making of each film from conception to release, and looks at each film's reception and subsequent critical reputation
  • Accessibly written, lively and informative

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