La Nouvelle Vague - Notes for an IRP

This is a mind-map I have used to collate the basic research which will form the basis of my spoken IRP exam

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  • La Nouvelle Vague
    • Why chosen?
      • The 'New Wave' of cinema arguably forms the foundations for the cinema of today
      • I found it interesting the basis of modern film and following its developments
    • What is it?
      • Why is it this?
        • It arose out of a distaste for the rigidness of contemporary film and the need for cinema to be considered as an art
        • Four 'realisateurs' wrote as columnists for the magasine 'Les cahiers'
        • These four men came to be known as 'The Turks' and later began making films of their own when the social climate permitted it.
      • The development of a new cinematic style following the depression of the war years
      • Directors sought to portray real life through cinema
        • But cinematic production was difficult due to France's post-war financial crisis
          • The lack of funds actually allowed for a more realistic approach
            • Why is it this?
              • It arose out of a distaste for the rigidness of contemporary film and the need for cinema to be considered as an art
              • Four 'realisateurs' wrote as columnists for the magasine 'Les cahiers'
              • These four men came to be known as 'The Turks' and later began making films of their own when the social climate permitted it.
    • Key Figures and Films
      • Francois Truffaut
        • Les 400 coups
        • Jules et Jim
        • L'homme qui aimait les femmes
        • Les Baisers Voles
      • Jean-Luc Godard
        • A Bout de Souffle
        • Pierrot le Fou
        • Le Mepris
      • Claude Chabrol
        • Le Beau Serge
        • Les Bonnes Femmes
        • Le Boucher
      • Jacques Rivette
        • Paris nous Appartient
        • L'Amour Fou
        • Céline et Julie vont en bateau
    • Key techniques
      • Jump Cuts
      • Low Budget
        • No scenery
          • Shot on location
            • Natural Light
            • Natural sounds of the street alongside dialogue
      • Shot on location
        • Natural Light
        • Natural sounds of the street alongside dialogue
      • Handheld camera shots
        • Allow tracking of one character through a scene
      • Open-ended plot
        • Actors given rough idea of scene and able to interpret events
        • Flexible script
          • Lots of improv
            • Some dialogue seems unnecessary, makes it feel like real life
        • Actors have freedom

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