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Jacques Doniol-Valcroze
(Movies & TV)
Cahiers du cinema
(Journalism)
Jacques Rivette
(Movies & TV)
Jean-Luc Godard
(Movies & TV)
Francois Truffaut
(Movies & TV)
Eric Rohmer
(Movies & TV)
Citizen Kane
(Movie)
 

See also

André Bazin

Knowledge Identifier: +Andre_Bazin

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Andre Bazin

Renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1918.

Countries: France (75%), United States (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Cahiers du cinema, Jacques Rivette

 

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Andre Bazin was born in 1918 add something


1920

This placed him in opposition to film theory of the 1920s and 1930s, which emphasized how the cinema could manipulate reality add something


1943

Bazin started to write about film in 1943 and was a co-founder of the renowned film magazine "Cahiers du cinéma" in 1951, along with Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Joseph-Marie Lo Duca add something


1946

Citizen Kane - It was not until 1946 that it was shown in France, where it gained considerable acclaim, particularly from film critics such as André Bazin and from "Cahiers du cinéma" writers, including future film directors François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard


1950

Greed (film) - In the 1950s film critic André Bazin praised von Stroheim's use of "mise en scène" and noted his "one simple rule for directing


1951

Eric Rohmer - In 1951 Rohmer joined the staff of André Bazin's newly founded film magazine "Cahiers du Cinéma", of which he would eventually become the editor in 1956

 

Cahiers du cinema - "'Cahiers du Cinéma"' is an influential French film magazine founded in 1951 by André Bazin, Jacques_Doniol-Valcroze and Joseph-Marie Lo Duca


1952

Jacques Rivette - Rivette began to write for "Cahiers du Cinéma" in 1952 with several other young critics whom he had met at the Cinémathèque and under the guidance of editor-in-chief André Bazin


1954

This idea had a pivotal importance in the development of the auteur theory, the manifesto for which François Truffaut's article, "A Certain Tendency of the French Cinema", was published by his mentor Bazin in "Cahiers" in 1954 add something


1958

He edited "Cahiers" until his death, and a four-volume collection of his writings was published posthumously, covering the years 1958 to 1962 and titled "Qu'est-ce que le cinéma-" add something


Andre Bazin died in 1958 add something


1960

A selection from this collection was translated into English and published in two volumes in the late 1960s and early 1970s add something


2009

In 2009, the Canadian publisher Caboose, taking advantage of more favourable Canadian copyright laws, compiled fresh translations of some of the key essays from the collection in a single-volume edition add something


2018

In 2018 this volume was replaced by a more extensive collection of Bazin's texts translated by Barnard, "André Bazin: Selected Writings 1943-1958" add something