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Early Short Films of the French New Wave

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Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anne Colette, Virginie Vitry, Nicole Berger, Bernadette Lafont
Director: Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Agnès Varda, Alain Resnais, Jacques Rivette
Plot Sypnosis:

In the mid-1950s, a radically new vision of French cinema emerged. The short films in this special edition box set represent the dawn of this New Wave ? the earliest works of its most emblematic auteurs, which would include Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Agnès Varda, & more. Visionary producer Pierre Braunberger guided their work and financed their early efforts. These are the first forays of a movement that would revolutionize French film and influence cinema around the world for decades to come. INCLUDING 19 FILMS! >> ALL THE WORLD’S MEMORY (Alain Resnais, 1956, 21 min) FOOL’S MATE (Jacques Rivette, 1956, 27 min) THE MARINES (François Reichenbach, 1957, 21 min) ALL THE BOYS ARE CALLED PATRICK (Jean-Luc Godard, 1957, 20 min) THE SONG OF STYRENE (Alain Resnais, 1957, 13 min) Ô SAISONS, Ô CHÂTEUX (Agnès Varda, 1958, 21 min) THE OVERWORKED (Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, 1958, 25 min) A STORY OF WATER (Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut, 1958, 12 min) CHARLOTTE AND HER BOYFRIEND (Jean-Luc Godard, 1958, 13 min) - starring Jean-Paul Belmondo! LOVE EXISTS (Maurice Pialat, 1960, 19 min) JANINE (Maurice Pialat, 1961, 17 min) 500 FRANCS (Melvin Van Peebles, 1961, 12 min) PARIS, A WINTER’S DAY (Guy Gilles, 1962, 10 min) IN MEMORY OF ROCK (François Reichenbach, 1963, 11 min) THE LITTLE CAFE (François Reichenbach, 1963, 12 min) THE GOUMBÉ OF THE YOUNG REVELERS Jean Rouch (1965, 28 min) THE BOTANICAL AVATAR OF MADEMOISELLE FLORA (Jeanne Barbillon, 1965, 15 min) THE FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD WIDOWS (Jean Rouch, 1966, 25 min) BONUS FILM: DIRECTING ACTORS BY JEAN RENOIR (Gisèle Braunberger, 1968, 22 min)

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Movie Release Year: 1968
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 348
Specs: Blu-ray Disc
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4