In February 2015 celebrated the 120 anniversary of the invention of cinema, the instrument which was patented by the Lumière brothers in France. You can undoubtedly say that only a few years later was beginning the production of films through the camera recounted a story.
France became to all intents the birthplace of cinema that the same inventors defined as a passenger, something that wouldn’t have had a following in the long run.
Georges Méliès was the first to use “special” effects such as fade to play on the emotions of the audience.
Fernand Léger and Marcel Duchamp see cinema tool the ability to produce art. At the same time as the rise of artistic avant-garde feature film as art category. The works of the artists do not follow a storyboard and can be classified as video art.
Seventies are characterized by Nouvelle Vague, a movement inspired by the Italian Cinema and at the same time criticises the theatricality of hollywood cinema.
Was at that time the art of impromptu, set it down on the road ran scenes in private homes. The most famous time directors are Claude Chabrol, François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Eric Rohmer and Alain Resnais.
In recent years the rudder went to Luc Besson, François Ozon and Michel Gondry.
Here there are 10 best French films:
Trip to the Moon
The passion of Joan of Arc
The great illusion
Hiroshima mon amour cousins
The 400 blows
Till the last breath
Jules and Jim
If I let you gate