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The French New Wave: New Again

Timothy Dugdale

in New Punk Cinema

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780748620340
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671052 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.003.0004
The French New Wave: New Again

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This chapter discusses the influence of French New Wave on new punk cinema. It presents an analysis of a new punk film that exemplifies the legacy of the New Wave at its best, Alfonso Cuarón's Y Tu Mamá También (2001). The film rejects the overheated, ‘crazy-love’ narratives of youth-oriented films, preferring a more contemplative, hesitant mood.

Keywords: French New Wave; punk new cinema; Y Tu Mamá También; Alfonso Cuarón

Chapter.  7675 words. 

Subjects: Film

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