Ben McCann is Associate Professor of French Studies at the University of Adelaide. He is the co-editor of Michael Haneke: Europe Utopia (Wallflower, 2011), and the author of Ripping Open the Set (Peter Lang, 2013), Le Jour se lève (I.B. Tauris, 2013), Julien Duvivier (Manchester University Press, 2017), and L’Auberge Espagnole: European Youth on Film (Routledge, 2018).
b. 4 September 1961, Neuilly-sur-Seine
“All of (Klapisch’s films) are solid mainstream entertainments with sprawling casts, intersecting storylines and a strong sense of pla...
8 October 1896, Lille
29 October 1967, Paris
“If I were an architect and I had to build a monument to the cinema, I would place a statue of Julien Duvivier at the entrance” (Jean Renoir, 1967)
b. 18 August 1906, Paris, France
d. 31 October 1996, Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Cinema is the art of forming a team.
Carné’s films now impinge upon our consciousness above all as memori...