New Wave Cinema Definition

New Wave Cinema generally refers to a movement in cinema led by experimental directors. The term also refers to a movement in French cinema that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. The directors belonging to New Wave Cinema include Louis Malle, Claude Chabrol, François Truffaut, Alain Resnais, and Jean-Luc Godard. The directors of New Wave Cinema favored abstraction and symbolism. Social and political issues were discussed in New Wave Cinema. The photographic techniques of the films were mostly unconventional.
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