Tag: François Truffaut

The Bride Wore Black Movie Essay - 1968 François Truffaut Film

Avenging the Destruction of True Love: François Truffaut’s ‘The Bride Wore Black’

“In ‘The Bride Wore Black,’ cruel fate rips true love away from the innocent, suggesting that Truffaut believed pure happiness is only found in fairy tales.”

Political and Social Conventions in Jacques Demy’s ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’

“Fifty-three years after initial release, ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ continues to be a formally and contextually innovative French New Wave production; a film that has influenced contemporary directors such as Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Joachim Trier.”

Review: Kent Jones’ ‘Hitchcock/Truffaut’

“Although it contains very little new material, Hitchcock/Truffaut will undoubtedly find a home within the film education community and could become an important tool in introducing Hitchcock’s immense body of work to hoards of “uninitiated” cinema devotees.”

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