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Charles Tesson
Cannes Critics’ Week

Charles Tesson is the Artistic Director of Critics’ Week at Cannes Film Festival since 2012. He is also film critic in Cahiers du cinéma where he began in 1979, and former editor of this magazine (1998-2003). He is also professor in cinema, history and esthetics, at la Sorbonne nouvelle (University of Paris III).



Tesson wrote several books and essays on cinema, as Satyajit Ray (1992), Luis Bunuel (1995), El from Luis Bunuel (1996), Photogénie de la Série B (1997), Théâtre et cinéma (2007) and Akira Kurosawa (2008). He wrote few special issues for Cahiers du cinema, as “Made in Hong Kong” (1984) with Olivier Assayas, “Made in China” (1999) and co-authored the book L’Asie à Hollywood (2001).


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