Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 August 2004

176 Pages | 12 Illustrations, black & white

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719064579

Bookseller Code (06)


Louis Malle

Hugo Frey

Published by Manchester University Press

French Film Directors MUP

  • This is the first study of Louis Malle to be published in English
  • Deals extensively with the several films he made in the USA, as well as those made in France including Le Feu Follet, Lacombe Lucien and Au revoir les enfants, Pretty Baby, Atlantic City USA and My Dinner with André
  • Malle is a provocative and controversial director dealing with issues such as fascism, incest, child prostitution and the Holocaust
  • Focuses on the most challenging aspects of Malle's oeuvre, both aesthetic and political
  • Gives special consideration to Malle's famous retrospective portrayals of Nazi-occupied France, making the study as important to historians as those in Film Studies

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