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On the Road to Adulthood: Michel Gondry’s Microbe & Gasoline and the French Road Movie

Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby

in ReFocus: The Films of Michel Gondry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474456012
eISBN:
9781474490672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456012.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In their chapter, Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby consider cinematic lineage and influence. This chapter argues that Gondry’s most recent feature, Microbe & Gasoline, a picaresque narrative, ... More


Introduction

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction discusses the political, cultural and cinematic contexts of contemporary European French-language road cinema. It also identifies defines ‘road cinema’ as used in this book and ... More


Colonialism in Latin American Road Movies

Natália Pinazza

in Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the 1990s there has been a marked increase in Latin American road movies. The adoption of this internationally recognised genre has enabled those films to be considered part of, and in dialogue ... More


Remapping the European Road

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assessesfive contemporary films from three different nations that respond to the Europeanization of economies and identity formulations with a particular eye on how the passages through ... More


Sic transit: The Serial Killer Road Movie

Louis Bayman

in Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the serial killer road movie through a comparison of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (USA, 1987) and Sightseers (UK, 2012). After outlining the importance of mobility in ... More


French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Starting Line

Sylvia Townsend

in Bumpy Road: The Making, Flop, and Revival of Two-Lane Blacktop

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496804143
eISBN:
9781496820891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804143.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, which details pre-production, the eccentric, socialite producer Michael Laughlin, married to movie star Leslie Caron, hires cerebral hippy director Monte Hellman to make Two-Lane ... More


Road

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers three films by French documentary auteurs who late in their careers, chose to make road movies of sorts: Chris Marker’s Chats perchés/The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004); Agnès ... More


Travelling Beyond the National: Mobile Citizenship and Flexible Identities in French-Language Return Road Movies

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines what is likely the increasingly prevalent ‘return to origins’ movie. A close look at the corpus of French-language road cinema of the past twenty years reveals a genre that ... More


On the road: British journeys

Paul Newland

in British films of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082252
eISBN:
9781781705049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082252.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the ways in which some British films of the 1970s are structured around journeys undertaken by lone individuals. It primarily focuses on two films, O Lucky Man! and Radio On, ... More


‘L’oued revient toujours dans son lit’: Franco-Maghrebi identity in Hassan Legzouli’s film Ten’ja

Ramona Mielusel

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The complex question of identity has always been the center of interest of Franco-Maghrebi literature and cinema. It is also the main subject in Ten’ja, a 2004 film by Franco-Moroccan director Hassan ... More


Conclusion

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion builds on Chapter 5’s discussion migrant travel by asking if migrant films and indeed European anxieties over the issue of migration might lead to the end of the road for ready ... More


Precursor: River of Grass

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of River of Grass, Riechardt’s first feature film, production details via interviews, a close reading of the film with applications of Marxist-Feminist film theory, ... More


Changing Sides: East/West Travesties in Lionel Baier’s Comme des voleurs (à l’est)

Kris Van Heuckelom

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter takes as its point of departure the Francophone Swiss road movie Comme des voleurs (à l’est)/Stealth (Lionel Baier, 2006), a film which – for a variety of reasons – seems to be quite ... More


Fatih Akın’s Filmic Visions of a New Europe: Spatial and Aural Constructions of Europe in Im Juli/In July (2000)

Berna Gueneli

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter turns its attention to Fatih Akin, who is one of the most prominent directors in Germany and Europe today. Gueneli argues that Akın's cinematic Europe challenges existing notions of a ... More


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