Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 March 2018

256 Pages | 36 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526106858

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Screening the Paris suburbs

From the silent era to the 1990s

First Edition

Derek Schilling and Philippe Met

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first English language study to highlight screen representations of the Paris suburbs across the first century of French filmmaking
  • Looks at mainstream genre cinemas alongside documentary, experimental and auteur films
  • Showcases leading film directors, including Jean Renoir, Jacques Tati and Jean-Luc Godard
  • Situates images of greater Paris in the broad context of suburban development, modernisation and changes in popular sociability

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