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Maurice Pialat: three steps to magic – a video essay

A deep look at how Maurice Pialat forged his searing emotional dramas across three stages of artistic alchemy.

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Maurice Pialat: three steps to magic – a video essay
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Twenty-first century noir

By Nick James

Twenty-first century noir
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The peak of silent cinema

By Ian Christie

The peak of silent cinema
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Pre-Code: Hollywood before the censors

By Mike Mashon and James Bell

Pre-Code: Hollywood before the censors