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France on film

France on film

reflections on popular French cinema

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Published by Wallflower in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- France

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-175) and index.

    Statementedited by Lucy Mazdon.
    ContributionsMazdon, Lucy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.F7 F68 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15532766M
    ISBN 101903364116
    LC Control Number2001369890
    OCLC/WorldCa44693597

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