Cleo de 5 a 7

Cleo de 5 a 7

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Remarkable even by New Wave standards, Cl\u00e9o de 5 \u00e0 7 is a moving and self-reflexive film from one of the period's very few French female directors. As Valerie Orpen explains, Agnes Varda's film about a woman awaiting the results of her cancer test is aesthetically innovative and politically aware, as well as an excellent document of the Parisian street life of 1961.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 137.2 x 210.8 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Bilingual
  • 0252074580
  • 9780252074585
  • 2,186,483

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"Ginette Vincendeau has assembled an elite corps of film scholars to address a marvelous array of modern and classic French films with the close-up scrutiny they deserve." --Dudley Andrew "Carefully researched, endlessly insightful, and highly readable analysis of the film... This book is all you need for a coomplrehensive introduction to Agnes Varda and her world."--H-France Review
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About Valerie Orpen

Valerie Orpen is lecturer in French cinema at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Film Editing: The Art of the Expressive.
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