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By Dudley Andrew

ISBN-10: 0199836957

ISBN-13: 9780199836956

André Bazin, frequently dubbed the daddy of the French New Wave, has had a major impression on movie artwork. he's credited with virtually single-handedly developing the examine of movie as an authorised highbrow pursuit. The magazine that he based in 1951, Cahiers du Cinéma, continues to be the main influential archive of cinema feedback. He is still essentially the most learn, so much studied, and most tasty figures ever to have written approximately movie. the previous few years have witnessed an important resurgence of curiosity in Bazin between critics, students, and scholars of each persuasion. His writings, a mainstay of movie concept classes, are actually discovering a spot at the syllabi of middle classes in movie heritage, feedback, and appreciation. Andrew's highbrow biography is a landmark in movie scholarship.

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