- a new wave, trend, movement, phase, etc., especially in an art form.
- the films of a group of young French and Italian filmmakers, beginning in the late 1950s, who emphasized conscious manipulation of film techniques and psychological probing instead of plot.
Origin of nouvelle vague
literally, new wave
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- films another term for New Wave 1
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