Les guerres de religion au cinéma

Abstract : The period of the Wars of Religion has been widely used in cinema since 1897, with L’Assassinat du duc de Guise by Georges Hatot. In total, more than forty films were produced, between 1897 and 2014, representing a period of religious and political troubles in France and England. These filmic sources offer a certain reading of history, which the historian must take into account. Their representations, whether anachronistic, modernized, distorted, authentic or purified, give a discourse on history. In that, each historical film must be analyzed in its entirety. This approach consists of designing what happens on the screen and behind the camera. It is a question of combining the film's analysis and the technical realization of the film, which testify to the intentions of the film-maker and the entire technical team to represent the story. The use of the Wars of Religion in the cinema requires a certain work on the way to stage the period of the 16e century. This work consists in the way of design the sets, the costumes, the music and the dialogues, translating the directing sought by the film-maker.
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Wendy Jaunet. Les guerres de religion au cinéma. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. 2017. ⟨dumas-01712512⟩



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