Articles tagged rené clair

‘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.

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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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