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The Sunday Feature: The New Wave at 40


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It became the trademark of a nation, a young vision of passionate affairs, of disenfranchised low-lifes and of rites of passage played out on the streets of Paris. The film auteurwas born. And before Frangois Truffaut and the others had shot many feet of their grainy new high-speed film, it had acquired a name: the "new wave". Forty years on from the revolutionary tracts of Cahiers du
Cinema, Ian Christie re-examines the phenomenon of the "new wave", with the voices of Alain Robbe-Grillet ,
Claude Chabrol , Suzanne Schiffman , Ginette Vincendeau ,
Frederick Raphael and the late Louis Malle. Producer Simon Elmes


Unknown: Frangois Truffaut
Unknown: Ian Christie
Unknown: Alain Robbe-Grillet
Unknown: Claude Chabrol
Unknown: Suzanne Schiffman
Unknown: Ginette Vincendeau
Unknown: Frederick Raphael
Unknown: Louis Malle.
Producer: Simon Elmes

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The Sunday Feature: The New Wave at 40

BBC Radio 3, 9 March 1997 17.45

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