From New Wave to tedious old hat – is New Wave cinema dead?

by Peter D. Marshall

This article is from The Independent.

“‘All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.” This was the formulation that Jean-Luc Godard (borrowing from silent pioneer D W Griffith) came up with at the time of his first feature, Breathless (1960), one of the films that launched the French New Wave.

Fifty years on, it’s hard to underestimate the sheer jolt that the New Wave gave the international film industry.” Read article.

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