Despite losing influence, French journal still carries the flag of alternative film reviews
Cahiers du Cinema's editor tells Haaretz the journal still has a role to play, not least facing the glut of Internet film critiques.
The French journal Cahiers du Cinéma enjoys mythic status with film buffs. The monthly magazine formulated the “politics of the auteur” − the theory that the director of a film is its sole creator, no less than an author, playwright, painter or composer is the sole creator of his work. Moreover, some of the journal’s first writers − François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Rivette and Eric...
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