Introductory Note (from Professor Rhae Lynn Barnes): This interactive film analysis focused on Paris Blues (film embedded below) was created by Lucas Bohlinger, an undergraduate in the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Paris Blues is an American feature-length film directed by Martin Ritt on location in Paris, France, during 1961 staring Sidney Poitier (playing Eddie… MORE
Lucas Bohlinger is a student at the USC School of Cinematic Arts interested in directing narrative feature films. Born and raised in Hollywood, I have spent much of my life sneaking into movie theaters and stealing black and white DVDs from my Dad’s collection. Like my hero, Francois Truffaut, I hope to make this obsession useful by telling my own story on film. My life has been defined by the stories I have been told, and I only hope to be a part of that process for someone else.