Ep 25. WORLD TOUR: France Fraiche

Following on the heels of Italian Neorealism came the French New Wave, so Alex and Jonathan take a trip to France and discuss three films from this explosive movement: The 400 Blows (1959), Breathless (1960), and Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962). We talk about stylistic innovations, semi-autobiographical filmmaking, and the origins of auteur theory.


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Skip to: The 400 Blows (11:05), Breathless (22:22), Cleo from 5 to 7 (34:37) Overall (51:14), Coming Attractions (1:03:15)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Next stop, India!
We’re heading to take on the world’s largest combined film market with:

Intro/Outro Music:
Ash by Mike Braudrick

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