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21. For an in-depth study of masks, colonial memory and commodification in Cléo and other films of the period see Elizabeth Ezra’s article: ‘Cléo’s Masks: Regimes of Objectification in the French New Wave’, forthcoming in Yale French Studies. 22. Orpen outlines the documentary nature of these images and the news that was recorded the same day as the soundtrack (Orpen 2006: 18). 23. In his review of the film, Jean-Marc Lalanne compares Denis’s Paris to ‘The Paris of Fantômas and Belphégor’ (Lalanne, cited in Beugnet 2004a: 168).
167). 14 It is the variation, after a forty-year gap, of art cinema’s take on the discourse of cleanness and filth, between the lure and reflective shininess of surface appearances and the attraction of the horror inside, that provides the context for revisiting and comparing two key films: Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962) and Trouble Every Day (2001). cl é o a nd c o r é Cléo de 5 à 7 and Trouble Every Day, Cléo and Coré: beyond the distant echoes created by their titles and the names of their heroines,15 what could there be in common between Agnès Varda’s celebrated, elegant, black and white16 Nouvelle Vague feature and Claire Denis’s controversial, blood-soaked gore opus, separated by almost forty years?
Frommer's France (Frommer's Color Complete) (22nd Edition) by Lily Heise, Caroline Sieg, Amelia Smith, Tristan Rutherford, Mary Anne Evans, Jane Anson, Louise Simpson