Author Spotlight

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
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

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Night on Earth:
Paris—Talk the Talk

A conversation, 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