By Jonathan Ervine

ISBN-10: 0708325963

ISBN-13: 9780708325964

This ebook analyses modern French motion pictures by way of focussing heavily on cinematic representations of immigrants and citizens of suburban housing estates referred to as banlieues. It starts off via reading how those teams are conceived of inside France’s Republican political version prior to analysing motion pictures that target 4 key concerns. first of all, it's going to examine representations of undocumented migrants referred to as sans-papiers sooner than then analysing depictions of deportations made attainable by means of the arguable double peine legislation. subsequent, it is going to learn movies approximately family among teens and the police in suburban France sooner than exploring motion pictures that problem clichés approximately those parts. the realization assesses what those motion pictures exhibit approximately modern French political cinema.

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