Course: French Film Stars

Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Yves Montand, Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Isabelle Adjani, Emmanuelle Béart, Jean Reno, Juliette Binoche are but a few names which have each in their own way influenced French cinema, and reached a worldwide recognition in the last 50 years. The course looks at the role played by French stars in the evolution of contemporary French cinema and the relationship between stars and periods, genres, the French cinema industry, national recognition and international impact. Screenings include PLEIN SOLEIL and LA GRANDE ILLUSION.Dr Isabelle Vanderschelden teaches French Cinema at the Manchester Metropolitan University.Tickets: £40.00 full / £32.00 concs