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Thursday, August 5 2010

‘The Italian Straw Hat’ Is a Must-see By One of French Cinema’s Greatest Comic Directors

René Clair's comic masterpiece is about marriage and the attempt to save a marriage; the beginning of a marriage and one in danger of ending; a film about the beauties of marital love and the tawdriness of adultery.


Friday, January 17 2003

Sous Les Toits de Paris (1930)

René Clair combined music and sound effects in addition to minimal dialogue, with a moving camera in order to involve the eye as well as the ear.


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