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- DescriptionRichard Roud's seminal study of the director Jean-Luc Godard places the director in the context of modern European cinema, on which Godard's work has been hugely influential, and considers Godard's 'political' cinema, including the ferocious masterpiece 'Weekend'. This new edition includes an introduction by Michael Temple.
- Author BiographyRICHARD ROUD (1929-89) was an American writer on film and co-founder and latterly Director of the New York Film Festival. In the 1950s, Roud was the London Correspondent of Cahiers du cinema, and from 1963 to 1969, Chief Film Critic for the Guardian newspaper. His books include Cinema: A Critical Dictionary - The Major Film-Makers (two volumes, 1980), A Passion for Film: Henri Langlois and the Cinematheque Francaise (1983), and Jean-Marie Straub (1972), also in the Cinema One series. MICHAEL TEMPLE is Reader in Film and Media at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. His publications include, as co-editor, Jean-Luc Godard: Documents (2006); The French Cinema Book (2004), and For Ever Godard (2004) and, as author, Jean Vigo (2005).
- Author(s)Karen Smolens,Richard Roud
- PublisherBritish Film Institute
- Date of Publication16/09/2010
- GenreFilm, TV & Radio
- Series TitleBFI Silver
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBFI Publishing
- Content Note115 black & white illustrations, biography
- Weight420 g
- Width135 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Introduction byMichael Temple
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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