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Frédéric Hervé

An amazing Couple : the New Wave film-maker and the movie censor

Le Temps des médias n°19, Automne 2012, p. 22-36.

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From 1956 to 1966, the relationships between New Wave filmakers and censors were highly conflictual. Indeed, New Wave directors depicted love and couples in a way whose transgressional aspect will be pinpointed in this study. To do so, extracts from a selection of films is juxtaposed with the justifications given by censors for the cuts and changes made to them. A statistical approach complements this analysis. It turns out that a dispute about new depictions of love did indeed take place, but that the hostility between censors and filmmakers has been overplayed.

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