C’est la vie: Pialat’s legacy and the New French Realism
Pialat’s work inspired so many French directors and actors who broke through in the 1990s – join us to explore why.
Total runtime 90min
Just why did Maurice Pialat’s work inspire so many of the French directors and actors who broke through in the 1990s, and should we see their films as being part of a ‘New French Realism’ movement? Exploring the themes of the season, programmer James Bell chairs an illustrated discussion with critic Geoff Andrew, French cinema expert Ginette Vincendeau, and Pialat season programmer David Thompson.