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The films of Louis Malle

Nathan Southern

The films of Louis Malle

a critical analysis

by Nathan Southern

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, NC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNathan Southern with Jacques Weissgerber ; research assistance by Heather McBrier ; foreword by Jean-Claude Carrière.
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LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 411 p. :
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22722919M
ISBN 100786423005

  But The cinema of Louis Malle: Transatlantic Auteur, edited by Philippe Met and published in the well-respected Directors’ Cuts series at Wallflower Press, is a welcome addition to this relatively sparse bibliography. Neither introduction nor textbook, the book has much to interest film scholars, students, and cinephiles alike.   LOUIS MALLE'S ''Au Revoir les Enfants'' (''Goodbye, Children'') is based on an event that took place during January , when the French writer and director, then 12 years old, was attending a.

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Louis Malle. French director Louis Malle () was both a part of and separate from French cinema's new wave. By showing audiences the humanity beneath his characters' moral failings, Malle became one of the most celebrated directors of postwar cinema.   3 thoughts on “ Ranking Louis Malle’s feature films ” postpunkmonk Octo at pm. I enjoy Chekov so I was all set for “Vanya on 42nd Street” but my wife wanted to bail halfway in. Sigh. The perils of home video.


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Each motion picture is. With films like Les Amants and Le Souffle au coeur, Atlantic City and Au Revoir les enfants, French writer-director Louis Malle compiled a remarkable year career, creating thirty acclaimed features and documentaries. Despite this success, Malle's work has not received the critical attention it is due--largely because for nearly thirty years, several of his films remained unavailable to the.

In this wide-ranging book, Louis Malle discusses a majority of his movies starting with the Oscar-winning Jacques Cousteau documentary "The Silent World" through 's "Vanya on 42nd Street." Of particular interest to me were his thoughts on "Atlantic City," "Pretty Baby," "My Dinner With Andre," and "Murmur of the Heart".Cited by: Louis Malle, the descendant of a French nobleman who made a fortune in beet sugar during the Napoleonic Wars, created films that explored life and its meaning.

Malle's family discouraged his early interest in film but, inallowed him to enter the Institute of Advanced Cinematographic Studies in.

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Malle's family discouraged his early interest in film but, inallowed him to enter the Institute of Advanced Cinematographic Studies in Paris. This book introduces readers to the cinema of Louis Malle. Malle needs little further preliminary discussion here.

His is a body of work that most film critics around the world recognise as being one of the most productive in post-war international cinema, including as it does triumphs such as Ascenseur pour l'échafaud; Le Feu follet; Lacombe Lucien; Atlantic City USA, and Au revoir les enfants.

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Louis Malle presents his entertaining snapshot of the comings and goings on one street corner in Paris. This, Vive le Tour, and Humain, trop humain, Malle's three French-set documentaries, reveal, in an eclectic array of ways, the director's eternal fascin. Winner of the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion Award forLouis Malle's Au revoir les enfants has been acclaimed as a masterpiece wherever it has been shown.

One of the great filmmakers of our time, Malle both wrote and directed this delicate and heartbreaking portrait of a friendship -- between Julian, a Catholic boy, and his schoolmate Jean, one of several Jewish children being.

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After six months in India you’re not even quite sure that two plus two is four. – Louis Malle. InLouis Malle was established as a major international filmmaker, a decade after his first fiction film, Ascenseur pour l’échafaud (Lift to the Scaffold) in His second film, Les Amants (The Lovers, ) had been a major critical success, as well as gaining a degree of notoriety.

Louis Malle unveiled the natural beauty of Jeanne Moreau in his breakthrough, _Elevator to the Gallows_. With his follow-up, the scandalous smash _The Lovers_ (_Les amants_), he made her a star once and for all.

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