Less flamboyantly, the controversial films of Marcel Ophuls
contribute to cultural memory by exploring in often antagonistic ways how the past relates to the present.
Chagrin et la pitie, Le (The Sorrow and the Pity) (Marcel Ophuls
These include Fritz Lang, Robert Siodmak, Billy Wilder, Willy Wilder (who arrived in America in the 1920s but did not make films until the 1940s), Otto Preminger, Edgar Ulmer, Curtis Bernhardt, Max Ophuls
, John Brahm, Anatole Litvak (a Ukrainian Jew who honed his filmmaking skills in Weimar Germany before resettling in the United States on the eve of Hitler's accession to power), and Fred Zinnemann.
Intelligent filmmakers, like Marcel Ophuls
or Claude Lanzmann, long ago forged a cinematic language with which to talk about evil.
of Southern California) chronicles the under-estimated contributions to the evolution of the film noir genre by emigres including Fritz Lang, Billy Wilder, Otto Preminger, Max Ophuls
, and John Brahm (who directed episodes of The Twilight Zone among other TV series in the 1950s-1960s).
Here he is probably best known for La Ronde, which became a classic film directed by Max Ophuls
, and more recently for the novella Dream Story, which became a rather less classic film under the title Eyes Wide e Shut.
Schumacher, William Ophuls
, John Holdren and other equally notable authors framed "environmental issues" in away that made clear both their complexity and inextricability.
Mathews 1920 Fred Ophuls
1921 Harry Sloan 1922 William S.
As a critical context, Lusted draws on the "postmodern despair over the train spotting practices associated with the Internet and the tragic social isolates whose virtual reality displaces a real one" (158) and elaborates on both cultural theory and fantasy as well as mechanical and spectacular pleasures, supported by the BBC television series Alien Worm and the films Letter from an Unknown Woman by Max Ophuls
(1948) and Heller in Pink Tights by George Cukor (1960).
Impatient with the Gaullist pieties of resistance, Ophuls
wished to smash the distorting mirror in which the French looked at collaboration.
Gorgeous romantic melodrama from Max Ophuls
, starring Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan and Marcel Journet.
En efecto, tras la colorida imagen technicolor --que rememora y cita a la vez a connotados directores de cine de decadas pasadas, que apuntan, sobre todo, a la estetica de los anos cincuenta (John Stahl, Max Ophuls
, King Vidor y, en especial, a Douglas Sirk)--, se esconde la verdad emocional y existencial de cada uno de estos atormentados personajes, quienes solo pueden sobrevivir desde la hipocresia que les impone una sociedad encargada de que el orden se mantenga.