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The New Cinema

Release Date 1968-01-01
Runtime 26 minutes
Genres TV Movie, Documentary
Stars Francis Ford Coppola, Edith Evans, Peter Fonda, Terry Garin, Dustin Hoffman
Directors George Eells, Gary Young

Between the French La Nouvelle Vague and the Italian Neorealismo, Europe had been undergoing a continuous cinema transformation since the 1950s, while the ailing American studio system groaned under its own weight and inertia. New Hollywood had arrived with Bonnie and Clyde in 1967, and already by 1968 it was changing how Hollywood thought and acted. The student film scene was getting ready to explode, and it knew it.