The Story of Film: European New wave
This episode examines European cinema from 1957-64. Beginning with the works of influential directors Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson and Federico Fellini, it then examines the French New Wave movement and the films of Alain Resnais and Jean-Luc Godard.
The episode also takes a sojourn to Spain and Sweden and looks at Italian director Sergio Leone.
About The Story of Film
The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a British documentary film series about the history of cinema, presented in 15 x 1-hour chapters. Adapted from his book, Northern Irish critic and filmmaker Mark Cousins narrates with infectious passion, selecting original film clips best seen on the big screen.
Each month, we screen one episode from the series, accompanied by some of the films he analyses. Whether you think you know it all, or want to learn more, The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a journey for everyone who loves cinema!
'It's wildly ambitious, often extremely good, occasionally maddening, and always stimulating’ – Boston Globe
‘One of the most staggeringly comprehensive cinematic histories ever told’ – Ultra Culture
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