Raymond Bellour
Raymond Bellour (born 1939 in Lyon) is a French writer, critic and theorist of cinema.Bellour is Director of Research Emeritus at the CNRS. Since 1986 he has taught at Paris III. In 1990 with Christin...
Isidore Isou
Isidore Isou (January 29, 1925 – July 28, 2007), born Ioan-Isidor Goldstein, was a Romanian-born French poet, film critic and visual artist. He was the founder of Lettrism, an art and literary m...
Xavier Tilliette
Xavier Tilliette is a French philosopher, historian of philosophy and theologian, born on July 23, 1921, in Corbie, Somme. Former student of Jean Wahl and of Vladimir Jankélévitch, he is a member of t...
Jean-Luc Godard filmography
Jean-Luc Godard is a prolific French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film editor whose career spans over sixty years. He has directed, written, produced and edited many films. The following atte...
Serge Daney
Serge Daney (June 4, 1944, Paris – June 12, 1992) was an influential French movie critic who went on from writing film reviews to developing a “television criticism” and onto building a personal theor...
Robert Lachenay
Robert Lachenay (1930–2005) was a French film critic and film crew member. He was François Truffaut's childhood friend and the inspiration for the character René Bigey in the first two films of the An...
Jacques Rivette
Jacques Rivette ([ʒak ʁivɛt]; born 1 March 1928) is a French film director, screenwriter and film critic. His best-known films include Celine and Julie Go Boating, La Belle Noiseuse and the rare thirt...
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Pascal Bonitzer
Pascal Bonitzer (born 1 February 1946) is a French film critic, screenwriter, film director and actor. He has written for 48 films and has appeared in 30 films since 1967. He starred in Raúl Ruiz's 19...
Michel Ciment
Michel Ciment ([simɑ̃]; born 26 May 1938 in Paris) is a French film critic and the editor of the cinema magazine Positif.Ciment is a Chevalier of the Order of Merit, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour...
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Jean-Louis Comolli
Jean-Louis Comolli (born 30 July 1941) is a French writer, editor, and film director. He was editor in chief of Cahiers du cinéma from 1966 to 1978, during which period he wrote the influential essay...
André Bazin
André Bazin ([bazɛ̃]; 18 April 1918 – 11 November 1958) was a renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist.
Bazin was born in Angers, France, in 1918. He died in 1958, age 4...
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Jean Mitry
Jean Mitry (7 November 1907, Soissons, Aisne – 18 January 1988, La Garenne-Colombes) was a French film theorist, critic and filmmaker, co-founder of France's first film society and later of the Cinéma...
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Christian Metz (critic)
Christian Metz ([mɛts]; December 12, 1931  – September 7, 1993) was a French film theorist, best known for pioneering the application of Ferdinand de Saussure's theories of semiology t...
Jean-Louis Bory
Jean-Louis Bory (25 June 1919 – 11/12 June 1979) was a French writer, journalist and film critic.
Jean-Louis Bory was born on 25 June 1919 in Méréville, Essonne.The son of a pharmacist and a teach...
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François Truffaut
François Roland Truffaut ([tʁyfo]; 6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was a French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave....
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Nino Frank
Nino Frank (born 27 June 1904 in Barletta, Italy − Paris, 17 August 1988) was an Italian-born French film critic and writer who was most active in the 1930s and 1940s. Frank is best known for being th...
Claude Mauriac
Claude Mauriac (25 April 1914, Paris – 22 March 1996) was a French author and journalist, eldest son of the author François Mauriac.He was the personal secretary of Charles de Gaulle from 1944 t...
Raphaël Millet
Raphaël Millet is a French writer, critic, producer and director of cinema and television, as well as an organiser and programmer of photographic and cultural events.
Having completed his secondar...
Jean-Michel Frodon
Jean-Michel Frodon (born 20 September 1953 in Paris) is a journalist, critic and historian of cinema.
Born Jean-Michel Billard, he writes with a pseudonym borrowed from Frodo of The Lord of the Ri...
Jacques Doniol-Valcroze
Jacques Doniol-Valcroze (15 March 1920 – 6 October 1989) was a French actor, critic, screenwriter, and director.In 1955, he was a member of the jury at the 16th Venice International Film Festiva...
François Bégaudeau
François Bégaudeau ([fʁɑ̃swa beɡodo]; born 27 April 1971) is a French writer, journalist and actor.
He was born in Luçon, Vendée and was first a member of the 1990s punk rock group Zabriskie Point...
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Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard ([ʒɑ̃lyk ɡɔdaʁ]; born 3 December 1930) is a French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film critic. He is often identified with the 1960s French film movement La Nouvelle Vague, or "...
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Noël Burch
Noël Burch (born 1932) is an American film theorist, who moved to France at a young age. Burch is known for his contribution of commonly used terms by film scholars (such as Institutional Mode of Repr...
Raphaël Bassan
Raphaël Bassan (born 1948) is a French film critic and journalist, who has specialized in experimental film and the history of cinema. He has also made three short movies.
Bassan was born in Burga...
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Émile Vuillermoz
Émile-Jean-Joseph Vuillermoz (23 May 1878 – 2 March 1960) was a French critic in the areas of music, film, drama and literature. He was also a composer, but abandoned this for criticism...
Abbas Fahdel
Abbas Fahdel (Arabic عباس فاضل) is an Iraqi-French film director, screenwriter and film critic, born in Babylon, Iraq.Based in France since the age of 18 years, he studied cinema at the Sorbonne Unive...
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Alain Bergala
Alain Bergala, born 8 August 1943 in Brignoles, is a French film critic, essayist, screenwriter and director.
Former writer for Cahiers du cinéma, he is best known as a specialist in the works of ...