21L.011 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

The Film Experience

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Lecture 17: Jean Renoir and Poetic Realism

Description: Parallels between French and American cinema, and French contribution to developing film theory and criticism. Survey Renoir’s career and some key associates (Vigo, Bazin). Analyze short clips from Grand Illusion and Boudu Saved From Drowning.

Instructor: David Thorburn

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