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Bernard Eisenschitz

Bernard Eisenschitz is a film historian and translator who lives in Paris. He is the author of Nicholas Ray: An American Journey and Fritz Lang au travail. He has written, and occasionally made film essays, about Soviet and German cinema, among other subjects.

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They Live by Night: Dream Journey

Informed by his work in theater and his travels through rural America, Nicholas Ray brought an outsider’s perspective to genre filmmaking in his debut feature.

By Bernard Eisenschitz

Night on Earth: Paris—Talk the Talk
Aconversation, a misunderstanding. The basic pattern in many of Jim Jarmusch’s films is two characters, sometimes three, bound together by chance and wandering along toward an ill-defined goal, each trying all the while to get to know the other or …

By Bernard Eisenschitz