French New Wave
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Jean-Paul Belmondo.Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933) was a big comedy and action star in France from the mid-1960’s till the mid-1980’s, but he was initially associated with the Nouvelle Vague, the French New Wave of the 1960’s. Despite his unconventional looks, including a broken nose, Bebel was often polled as one of the sexiest men in the world. For nearly 50 years he now remains one of the most popular and best-loved personalities in France.
Actress Corinne Marchand with boudoir cats, in a shot from the Agnès Varda film 'Cléo from 5 to 7’ (1962) Time Out says: "This French New Wave feature is filled with the beauty of Paris’s natural light. ‘Hold on, pretty butterfly!’ says Cléo (pictured), a fretful and fame-occupied singer, to herself as she prepares to roam the city for two hours while awaiting a possibly momentous doctor’s verdict. It’s experimental and free-wheeling in design..."
French new wave cinema at its finest. Jules e Jim is groundbreaking because of the way Francois Truffaut tells the story using narration, news footage, freeze frames and handheld cameras. The impeccable acting, the beautiful cinematography and the harmonies of George Delerue's score add to the film's perfection. #films #frenchcinema #movies
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Marie-France Pisier, is a French actress, screenwriter, and director, who appeared in more than 70 films of the French New Wave. She was discovered by François Truffaut at the age of 17 and appeared in three of his films, including "Love on the Run", after which she appeared with other French directors. Ms. Pisier first came to the fore as an actress of the Nouvelle Vague movement in the 1960's and appeared in a few noted American films as well throughout her life.
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The complete films of France's favorite director From The 400 Blows to Jules and Jim to The Last Metro, François Truffaut (1932-1984) practically defined the French cinema of his era and was one of the founders of the New Wave which took the industry by storm in the late 1950s. His endlessly touching and romantic films—always tinged by a touch of reflective sadness—made him one of France`s favorite and most successful directors.