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on 30 Aug 2008 11:48

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La Nouvelle Vague - Essential Titles

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1. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967)
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2. The 400 Blows (1959)
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3. Adieu Philippine (1962)
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4. Alphaville (1965)
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5. Mad Love (1969)

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6. Band of Outsiders (1964)
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7. The Beast Must Die (1969)
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8. Le Beau Serge (1958)
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9. The Butcher (1970)
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10. Breathless (1960)
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11. Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
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12. La Chinoise (1967)
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13. Claire's Knee (1970)
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14. Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
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15. The Collector (1967)
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16. Contempt (1963)
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17. Les Cousins (1959)
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18. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
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19. The Fire Within (1963)
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20. The Good Time Girls (1960)
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21. Hiroshima mon amour (1959)
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22. Je t'aime je t'aime (1968)
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23. Jules and Jim (1962)
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24. Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
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25. Lola (1961)
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26. A Man and a Woman (1966)
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27. Masculin Feminin (1966)
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28. The Mother and the Whore (1973)
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29. Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
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30. Vivre Sa Vie (My Life to Live) (1962)
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31. My Night with Maud (1969)
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32. The Nun (1966)
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33. Out 1 (1971)

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34. Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
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35. The Pier (1962)
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36. Pierrot le Fou (1965)
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37. Le Samourai (1967)
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38. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
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39. Le signe du lion (1962)
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40. The Soft Skin (1964)
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41. Stolen Kisses (1968)
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42. The Things of Life (1970)
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43. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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44. The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
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45. The War Is Over (1966)
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46. Weekend (1967)
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47. A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
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48. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
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49. Z (1969)
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50. Zazie dans le metro (1960)
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The New Wave (French: La Nouvelle Vague) was a blanket term coined by critics for a group of French filmmakers of the late 1950s and 1960s, influenced (in part) by Italian Neorealism. Although never a formally organized movement, the New Wave filmmakers were linked by their self-conscious rejection of classical cinematic form and their spirit of youthful iconoclasm. Many also engaged in their work with the social and political upheavals of the era, making their radical experiments with editing, visual style, and narrative part of a general break with the conservative paradigm.

Some of the most prominent pioneers among the group, including Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Éric Rohmer, Claude Chabrol, and Jacques Rivette, began as critics for the famous film magazine Cahiers du cinéma. Co-founder and theorist André Bazin was a prominent source of influence for the movement. By means of criticism and editorialization, they laid the groundwork for a surge of concepts which was later coined as the auteur theory (or, more correctly, "La politique des auteurs" ("The policy of authors")

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 12 months ago at Sep 4 23:19
Great list!
Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at Mar 11 14:00
lol.. love that last image :)
Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at Mar 11 21:14
If there is an essential list, this is it !
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 28 6:32
Very nice list!! :D
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Nov 15 16:15
Very good! Great movies!
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Mar 14 0:17
Great pics Im definitely gonna have to check out some of these movies :D
Posted: 1 year, 1 month ago at Jul 9 12:22
Excellent job !

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