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Author Durham, Carolyn A.

Title Double takes : culture and gender in French films and their American remakes / Carolyn A. Durham
Published Hanover, NH : Dartmouth : University Press of New England, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 246 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary French culture and society
Contemporary French culture and society.
Contents Introduction : Disneyland comes home to Paris -- Comic strips and cultural sterotypes : Alain Resnais's I want to go home -- Jim McBride's "Breathless in L.A." : remaking Jean-Luc Godard's narrative of gender -- Three takes on motherhood, masculinity, and marriage : Serreau's original, Nimoy's remake, and Ardolino's sequel -- At the Franco-American crossroads of gender and culture : where feminism and sexism intersect -- Jean-Charles Tacchella's and Joel Schumacher's Kissing cousins : in/fidelity in family and film -- Other ways of looking : re-visions of feminism and film theory in François Truffaut's and Blake Edwards's The man who loved women -- Conclusion : contemporary French-to-American comedy or the compulsion to compare
Summary Content Description #Filmography: p.#Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Filmography: pages 231-235
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-229) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Film remakes.
Motion pictures -- France.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585238146 (electronic bk.)
1611681545 (electronic bk.)
9780585238142 (electronic bk.)
9781611681543 (electronic bk.)
(Trade Paper)
(cl ; alk. paper)