Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 July 2012

224 Pages | 14 Illustrations, black & white

ISBN: 9780719072185

Bookseller Code (06)


Negotiating the auteur

Dominique Cabrera, Noémie Lvovsky, Laetitia Masson and Marion Vernoux

Julia Dobson

Published by Manchester University Press

French Film Directors MUP

  • The book contains the first detailed engagement with the work of four important but neglected female directors - Cabrera, Lvovsky, Masson and Vernoux Dobson provides essential and accessible analysis of negotiations between discourses of auteurism, genre, gender and the political in relation to specific directors and to wider landscapes of contemporary cinema Negotiating the auteur gives important attention to films which fall between auteur and popular cinema status Dobson argues for a wider understanding of the articulation of the political in contemporary French cinema The 35th volume in this path-breaking series of monograph's on French film directors

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