Films byTexts by 1946
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1946, 104’

“Where were you born?”




“That’s a place to be born, history was made there. Are you in love with anybody? No, no don’t answer that.”

“I could love a man like you, Peter.”

Georges Rouquier, 1946, 90’

Farrebique chronicles the lives of a peasant family during one year after the Second World War. Rouquier chose to focus on the village of Goutrens, in his home region of Aveyron. Farrebique is the name of a farmstead that has been owned by the same family for generations.

William Wyler, 1946, 170’

“This is the only thing I’ve ever seen where the picture started and three minutes later I was dissolved in tears, and I cried for two hours plus after that. That was the opening sequence in The Best Years of Our Lives.

Howard Hawks, 1946, 116’

Vivian: You’ve forgotten one thing – me.

Philip Marlowe: What’s wrong with you?

Vivian: Nothing you can’t fix.