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By Dudley Andrew

ISBN-10: 0199836957

ISBN-13: 9780199836956

André Bazin, frequently dubbed the daddy of the French New Wave, has had an important effect on movie paintings. he's credited with nearly single-handedly setting up the learn of movie as an approved highbrow pursuit. The magazine that he based in 1951, Cahiers du Cinéma, is still the main influential archive of cinema feedback. He continues to be the most learn, such a lot studied, and most attractive figures ever to have written approximately movie. the previous couple of years have witnessed a big resurgence of curiosity in Bazin between critics, students, and scholars of each persuasion. His writings, a mainstay of movie concept classes, are actually discovering a spot at the syllabi of center classes in movie heritage, feedback, and appreciation. Andrew's highbrow biography is a landmark in movie scholarship.

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In one of his very first articles Bazin foresaw that the cinema would be taught in universities. He wrote: We will surely have some day a thesis of eight hundred pages on the function of comedy in American film between 1915 and 1917 or something approaching that. And who will dare maintain that this isn’t serious? But what Bazin would never have dared imagine was precisely the existence of a book devoted entirely to him. Obviously Dudley Andrew is too young to have known Bazin, and yet he gave himself to his work for four years with such fastidiousness xlii FOREWORD that today, I am certain, he knows, better than any of those he interviewed, the character whose life he chose to retrace.

Bazin didn’t live to see this triumph, but he must have sensed its inevitability: he had helped Chabrol produce Le Beau Serge; he had watched the first labor pains of Rivette’s Paris nous appartient; he had listened to Godard rant about the films he was going to make at all costs. Bazin’s death could not have been more dramatically timed. Not only had Truffaut filmed the first scenes of The 400 Blows, but Louis Malle’s The Lovers was that very November 14 shocking its first audience on the Champs-Elysées.

His significance evolves as he emerges intermittently across a discontinuous field; his work arises differently in France, the United States, China, Japan, Iran, and Brazil. At different times and in different circumstances, distinct facets of Bazin rotate into view. Instead of a timeless Bazin existing beyond all these circumstantial appearances, let us try to hold in view the multiple appearances themselves, as proof of the fertility of his essays and the profundity of his thought. This paradox of identity in history has a pedigree of which Bazin was fully aware.

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