Contents: Realism and ‘Impure’ cinema: the positive reception of British cinema after WWII – François Truffaut and the New
Wave: the vilification of British cinema – The creation of an alternative canon: Positif, Midi-Minuit fantastique,
British horror and the fantastic – The ‘return of the social’: Ken Loach in the pantheon – Contemporary press reviews – Interviews
with French and British film critics Jean-Paul Török and V.F. Perkins.