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‘Elle t’aime trop, et moi, pas assez’: Jacques Feyder’s Melodramatic mise en scène of Female Desire in /Pension Mimosas/ (1935)

by Barry Nevin (2019)

Extract:
By the end of 1934, Jacques Feyder had led a distinguished career in French silent cinema, had directed a critically acclaimed adaptation of Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin (1928) in Berlin, had returned from a three-year contract in Hollywood, had brought Le Grand Jeu to the screen (the greatest box-office success of the 1933–34 season), and appeared to be virtually [...].

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Nevin, Barry
‘Elle t’aime trop, et moi, pas assez’: Jacques Feyder’s Melodramatic mise en scène of Female Desire in /Pension Mimosas/ (1935).
In: French Studies 73,2 (Apr 2019), pp. 198–216.
https://doi.org/10.1093/fs/knz011