Pépé le Moko

Pépé le Moko

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1998
ISBN
0851706746
ISBN13
9780851706740
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Pépé le Moko (1937), directed by Julien Duvivier from the novel by Roger Ashelle and starring Jean Gabin, is the epitome of 1930's French cinema. It tells the story of the glamorous gangster Pepe, trapped in the Casbah in Algiers. This highly romantic and atmospheric thriller was crucial to ...more

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Ginette Vincendeau is a French-born British-based academic who is a Professor of Film Studies at King's College London.[1]

Vincendeau was educated at the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III, gaining a degree in English and at the University of East Anglia, where she completed a doctorate in Film Studies. Before assuming her post at King's, Vincendeau was Professor of Film Studies at Warwick University.

A regular contributor to Sight & Sound magazine, she is t
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