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Eric Rohmer

Film as Theology

  • Authors
  • Keith Tester
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Keith Tester
    Pages 1-18
  3. Keith Tester
    Pages 19-46
  4. Keith Tester
    Pages 76-107
  5. Keith Tester
    Pages 108-138
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 164-175

About this book

Introduction

Since the 1950s Eric Rohmer has been one of the major presences in French cinema as critic and director. This book is a sophisticated engagement with his work in which Keith Tester argues that Rohmer is not the naIve realist he is often claimed to be. Instead, his films are revealed as a sustained exercise in Catholic theology.

Keywords

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