Author: Various authors, coordinated by Quim Casas
Published by: Festival Internacional de Cine de Donostia-San Sebastián / Filmoteca Vasca
Description: The different trends and styles to have occurred in French cinema over the last decade are reflected in a series of texts analysing from the direct legacies of the Nouvelle Vague to the new breakaways from the model in place for the last 50 years, the most outstanding representatives of which are directors Nicolas Klotz, Laurent Cantet, Bruno Dumont, Arnaud Desplechin, Gaspar Noé, François Ozon or Marina de Van. The treatment of film genres, the paths of melancholy, horror or documentary, the author concept or musical traits are some of the aspects traced in this book, featuring the signatures of Ramón Ayala, Jordi Balló, Nicole Brenez, Alejandro G. Calvo, Quim Casas, Christophe Chauville, Jordi Costa, Desirée de Fez, Santiago Fillol, Eulàlia Iglesias, Stefan Ivancic, Violeta Kovacsics, Carlos Losilla, Gonzalo de Lucas, Beatriz Martínez, Alex Masson, Inma Merino, Israel Paredes, Joan Pons, Ángel Quintana, Hilario J. Rodríguez, Lope Serrano and Manu Yañez Murillo. Includes a dictionary of directors and numerous photographs.