The Children Are Still Watching Us, Caché/Hidden in the folds of time

@article{Mecchia2007TheCA,
  title={The Children Are Still Watching Us, Cach{\'e}/Hidden in the folds of time},
  author={G. Mecchia},
  journal={Studies in French Cinema},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={131 - 141}
}
  • G. Mecchia
  • Published 2007
  • History, Art
  • Studies in French Cinema
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