Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2011

192 Pages

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719068232

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Maurice Pialat

Marja Warehime

Published by Manchester University Press

French Film Directors MUP

  • The first book-length study of Pialat's cinema in English
  • Provides an introduction to a complex and difficult director
  • Gives an overview of the major themes and formal preoccupations of his work
  • Offers a brief biographical sketch of the filmmaker, and situates Pialat's work in relation to The Nouveau Vague and the popular Saturday night cinema of his childhood
  • Essential to any collection on film - or French film - and French studies

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