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A Brief About French National Cinema

A Brief About French National Cinema

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Culture French national cinema and the cultures it has developed have existed within many particular subject matters and trends over many decades. These subjects and trends cover a wide range of topics from World War II and heritage films to questioning masculinity. French films also declare a palatable and selective approach towards cinematography and style which compliments each of the aforementioned popular domestic influences. World War II The article will discuss the extent to which French filmmakers have been able to create a distinctive national cinema using World War II as their subject matter. The article looks at the fall of the Gaullist political ideology in particular during the mid seventies. The main focus is on how some French filmmakers have perceived the Gaull...
What Is Kir? It Is Wine Cocktail with French Flair

What Is Kir? It Is Wine Cocktail with French Flair

Lifestyle
The Burgundy region of France is known for a variety of great foods and drinks. Dijon has given its name to savory mustard. True Champagne comes from the northern part of the region, while the rest of the region produces great red and white wines. Currants are among the region's most famous fruit. Combining some of that wine and currants together makes another classic Burgundian delight; the refreshing aperitif or cocktail known as Kir. The Foundation of a Kir is White or Sparkling Wine While red wines from Burgundy are as famous as any around the world, Burgundy also produces great white wine. However, the reputation of Burgundy's white wine has suffered from a marketing decision. The first experience many Americans had with white wine used to be Gallo Chablis, an inexpensive wh...