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MMU One Credit: The Earrings of Madame De…

MMU One Credit: The Earrings of Madame De…
Max Ophuls’s brilliant 1953 film about a tragic romance amidst Parisian high society, captures the director’s lush visual style with his trademark fluid camerawork.

THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE… is a complex and entertaining story about a pair of diamond earrings that affect the lives of a General, Countess, mistress, and a dashing Baron played by the renowned director of the neorealist classic Bicycle Thieves, Vittorio De Sica.

In this class, we’ll discuss Ophuls’s masterful use of motion through his elegant tracking shots and compositions, as well as the visual style of the film that garnered an Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design.

This course will be presented by Jenny Lee whose previous classes include the films of Wong Kar Wai, Yasujiro Ozu, and Intro to Modern Korean Cinema. Jenny Lee is a 2024 Oregon Literary Arts Fellow in Drama.

Class size will be limited to 18.

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