Viernes cinéfilos: El cine de Jean-Pierre Melville

Event Description:

On Friday, November 15 at 1:00 pm at the French Alliance of Costa Rica, we invite you to attend this “Friday cinephiles: The cinema of Jean-Pierre Melville”.

Enjoy a cinematographic proposal of one of the main precursors of the New French Wave: Jean-Pierre Melville. With a predominant use of aesthetic and plot resources typical of black cinema, Melville in his golden age explores the possibilities of a unique and own cinematographic language, an author’s mark that will lead him to posterity in the history of cinema.

The film L’armée des ombres (The army of shadows) will be shown, in which a civil engineer has given himself up to the courageous French resistance, of which he is one of his top leaders. But the day comes when the police capture him, being held in a concentration camp under careful surveillance. 139 min French movie.

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Video: L'armée des ombres (Army in the Shadows) - 1969 Trailer
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