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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Like in most countries, exploitation culture starts with penny dreadfuls and dime novels, called romans de gare in France. Particular to France is Grand Guignol theatre. Quartier Pigalle is France's equivalent to 42nd Street.


Film production: Eurocine

Publications: Midi-Minuit Fantastique

People: José Bénazéraf - Jean Bruce - Virginie Despentes - Michel Lemoine - Alain Payet - Francis Mischkind - Janine Reynaud - Max Pécas - Jean Rollin

Films: Barbarella - Emmanuelle - Fantômas - Le Sexe qui parle - La Punition

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