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Marguerite Duras about her films, filming, film aesthetics, cinema and spectators, about Godard, Chaplin, Woody Allen and Tati, Renoir, Bresson and Cocteau, on May 1968, about books in general and about her own books.
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published November 26th 1990 by Columbia University Press (first published 1987)
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"There are films that stay with you, others that vanish in the immediate hours right after you've seen them. That's how I know whether or not I've gone to the movies: what, the morning after, has become of the film I saw the night before. The way it looks the next day is what I've seen."

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"I'm going to tell you the people I ought to have liked whom I didn't like. There's nothing I can do about it. There is Rene Clair, that sweet, nice side I cannot bear. I've never liked Guitry either. I know n
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"My relationship with cinema is one of murder. I began to make movies in order to reach the creative mastery which allows the destruction of the text. Now it's the image I want to affect, to diminish . . ." ...more
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Marguerite Duras was born Marguerite Donnadieu on 4 April 1914, in Gia Định, Cochinchina, French Indochina (now Vietnam). Her parents, Marie (née Legrand, 1877-1956) and Henri Donnadieu (1872-1921), were teachers from France who likely had met at Gia Định High School. They had both had previous marriages. Marguerite had two older siblings: Pierre, the eldest, and Paul.

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