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A cinematic cultural memory of courtship, weddings, marriage, and adultery in July Monarchy France through Heritage Films Claude Chabrol’s Madame Bovary, Jean-Paul Rappeneau’s The Horseman on the Roof, and Catherine Breillat’s The Last Mistress

Doherty, Annabelle


Through the cinematic experience of heritage films' historical reconstitutions, audiences may acquire a vivid cultural memory of prior eras, where the powerful corporeal effect of the cinematographic language stimulates a lived sensation of the past. Yet the recreations of heritage cinema are, at times, refracted through the lens of auteurism, impacting the historical realism and effect of authenticity and in the case of adaptations transforming the original source text. This article considers...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Adaptation
DOI: 10.1093/adaptation/apy016


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