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1.1 Select one film from this module guide’s filmography and discuss whether or not it is part of a national a trans-national or a regional cinema, or all of them at the same time.

Essay questions:

Coursework 1 (2,000 words maximum) Chose one of the following six questions:

1.1 Select one film from this module guide’s filmography and discuss whether or not it is part of a national, a trans-national or a regional cinema, or all of them at the same time. Your essay must explain why, so support your arguments with a brief analysis of specific aspects of, or a short sequence from, the film.

Essential Viewing:

Ossessione = Obsession (1943) Directed by Luchino Visconti. Italy.

Roma città aperta = Rome open city (1945) Directed by Roberto Rossellini. Italy

Ladri di biciclette = Bicycle thieves (1948) Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Italy.

La haine (1995) Directed by Matthieu Kassovitz. France.

Further Viewing:

Subway (1985) Directed by Luc Besson. France.

Nikita (1990) Directed by Luc Besson. France.

Diva (1981) Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix. France.

Les amants du Pont-Neuf = Lovers on the bridge (1991). Directed by Leos Carax France.

Seul contre tous = I stand alone (1998) Directed by Gaspar Noé. France.

Romance (1999) Directed by Catherine Breillat. France.

A ma soeur = For my sister (2001) Directed by Catherine Breillat. France.

Irreversible (2002) Directed by Gaspar Noé. France.

Trouble every day (2001) Directed by Claire Denis. France/Germany/Japan

Anatomie de l’enfer = The anatomy of hell (2004) Directed by Catherine Breillat. France.

Banlieue 13 = District 14 (2004)  Directed by Pierre Morel. France.

Frontiere(s) = Frontier(s) (2006) Directed by Xavier Gens. France.

Bande de filles = Girlhood (2016) Directed by Celine Sciamma. France

Divines (2016) Directed by Houda Benyamina. France.

https://358695.weebly.com/what-is-transnational-cinema.html/

https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/national-cinema

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