Fall 2022

21L.433 Film Styles and Genres: Hollywood Renaissance — American Film in the 1970s David Thorburn MW 1:00-2:30p 4-144

Prereq: 21L.011 or permission of instructor
3-0-9 HASS-H; Can be repeated for credit

A close study of landmark films of the late 1960s and 70s when a new generation of actors and directors transformed American movies. Syllabus will include such films as Bonnie and Clyde, The Graduate, Five Easy Pieces, The Godfather, Wanda, Nashville, Mean Streets, Chinatown, Cabaret.

Students will write three short essays centered on our primary films, actors or directors and will be responsible for two or three oral reports.