The eighties became an ambiguous period for French cinema. On the one hand, with the development of television, in particular, with the advent of Canal + in 1984, as well as the spread of video recorders, there has been a decline in interest in cinema on the big screen. First of all, intellectual cinema, the author’s cinema, suffers from which the viewer prefers spectacular American films. On the other hand, masters of classical comedy continue to do their job, and French comedies of the eighties continue to attract viewers both in France and abroad.
The eighties in French cinema is the heyday of the work of Le Splendid, a theater troupe formed in the seventies, ten years later found resounding success on movie screens. The “backbone” of Le Splendid is Continue reading