Introduction to La Nouvelle Eve

Catherine Corsini belongs to a new wave of French filmmakers who make films about the trials and tribulations of their own generation – the thirty somethings. These films are defined by their emotional directness and personal expression, and accusations of navel gazing have been levelled. THis introduction will consider Corsini and LA NOUVELLE EVE within the context of the so-called Young French Cinema (YFC) Led by Isabelle Vanderschelden lecturer in French at Manchester Metropolitan University