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Jean-Jacques Beineix

By Philip Powrie

Jean-Jacques Beineix
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  • ISBN: 9780719055331
  • Publish Date: Dec 2001
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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    This volume is the first to examine, in either French or English, the films of Jean-Jacques Beineix, often seen as the best example of the 1980s cinéma du look, with cult films, such as Diva and Betty Blue (37º 2 le matin)

    .. After an introduction which places Beineix in the context of the 1980s and the arguments centering on a postmodern cinema, the volume devotes a chapter to each of Beineix's feature films, including the film which marked his return to feature film making after a break of a decade, Mortel Transfert (2001). Prefaced by an excellent foreword by the director himself, which includes a broad condemnation of French critics. Includes many illustrations direct from the director's own collection, complementing the interviews Powrie made with him and his collaborators.

    Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Beineix in context
    3. Diva (1980)
    4. La Lune dans le caniveau (1983)
    5. 37º 2 le matin (1986)
    6. Roselyne et les Lions (1989)
    7. IP5 (1992)
    8. Mortel Transfert (2001)
    9. Conclusion
    Filmography
    Bibliography

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    Phil Powrie is Professor of French Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Research into Film & Media at the University of Newcastle- upon- Tyne

    Jean-Jacques Beineix

    By Philip Powrie

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