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Fran�ois Truffaut The Lost Secret

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ISBN-10: 0253008395

ISBN-13: 9780253008398

Edition: 2013

Authors: Alistair Fox, Anne Gillain

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For François Truffaut, the lost secret of cinematic art is in the ability to generate emotion and reveal repressed fantasies through cinematic representation. Available in English for the first time, Anne Gillain's François Truffaut: The Lost Secret is considered by many to be the best book on the interpretation of Truffaut's films. Taking a psycho-biographical approach, Gillain shows how Truffaut's creative impulse was anchored in his personal experience of a traumatic childhood that left him lonely and emotionally deprived. In a series of brilliant, nuanced readings of each of his films, she demonstrates how involuntary memories arising from Truffaut's childhood not only furnish a…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 6/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 374
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Alistair Fox is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Research on National Identity at the University of Otago.