Tag Archives: French New Wave

Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – June 2014

This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading: William Atkins – ‘The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature’ (2014) It was only when I read this book that I came to appreciate how deeply ingrained into the British psyche is the idea … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – August 2013

  This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading: ‘Complete Poems’ – Walt Whitman Whitman is often described as the father of American poetry and, indeed, his influence can be traced right through to the beat poets of the 1950s.  … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – May 2013

  This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading:    ‘Scarp’ – Nick Papadimitriou Nick Papadimitriou’s meditation on walking, landscape and his upbringing in North London under the shadow of the ridge of land he refers to as Scarp    … Continue reading

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Cléo’s Journey

For me, the most fascinating thing about the film Cléo From 5 to 7 is Cléo’s journey through Paris.  She travels on foot, by bus and in a car, her physical journey seeming to mirror her inner odyssey.  Paris, as … Continue reading

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Film of the Month – April 2012 – Agnès Varda’s Cléo From 5 to 7

Cléo From 5 to 7 is one of the key films of the French New Wave.  Director Agnès Varda sets out to create a cinematic odyssey about our perception of time, with much of the action filmed in real time … Continue reading

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