Week 12: La Nouvelle Vague

Primary film to watch: Pierrot le fou (1965)

Where to find: TBA.

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Points to focus on:

  • The representation of the Vietnamese woman through “theater” in the film
  • The presence and mentions of several other nationalities (Lebanese; American; Russian; Italian; Algerian; Cuban; Israeli, etc. – Anna Karina is Danish)

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Video essay to have watched by Tuesday: “Breaking the Rules – The French New Wave”

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NO CLASS ON THURSDAY: OFFICE HOURS DAY INSTEAD. Come talk with me in my office about your final projects during class time.

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Pierrot le fou trailer