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How does the use of music make French cinema so distinctive?

Duration: 17:28

Rana Mitter continues the Sound of Cinema Season by talking to critics Ian Christie and Muriel Zagha about french cinema. From Rene Clair's 1930 film Sous les toits de Paris to Jean Luc Godard's Prénom Carmen, how important has music been in creating France's distinctive cinema reputation?

Available since: Thu 26 Sep 2013

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Night Waves

Radio 3’s flagship arts programme until 2013. Over 350 editions available in the archive.

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