French Cinema

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French Cinema

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, French Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Areas to be covered include the silent era; Jean Vigo (Zero de Conduite, 1934); Jean Renoir and popular front cinema (Le Crime de Monsieur Lange, 1936); Julien Duvivier and the African exotic (Pepe le Moko, 1937); Marcel Carné and poetic realism (Le Jour se Leve, 1939); French cinema during and World War Two; the policier (Bob le Flambeur, 1995); Alain Resnais and the problem of memory (Last Year at Marienbad, 1961); cinema of the banlieue (La Haine, 1995).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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