Author Spotlight

Gilberto Perez

Gilberto Perez, who died in January 2015, held the Noble Foundation Chair in Art and Cultural History at Sarah Lawrence College and was the author of The Material Ghost.

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A Day in the Country: Jean Renoir’s Sunday Outing

The late film scholar beautifully analyzes the visual lyricism of the French master’s legendary short work.

By Gilberto Perez

L’eclisse: Antonioni and Vitti
In the history of cinema, there have been several notable collaborations between a director and an actress over a series of films. Think of D. W. Griffith and Lillian Gish back in the silent era, Josef von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich in the early …

By Gilberto Perez

The Life of Oharu: Not Reconciled

With its marvelous, distinctive camera work, Kenji Mizoguchi’s searing drama is as technically remarkable as it is humane.

By Gilberto Perez