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Midi Minuit Fantastique (1962-1971) was a French film magazine edited by Eric Losfeld (editor of Ado Kyrou and film magazine Positif). Eric Losfeld (1923? - 1979) was a French publisher who had a reputation for publishing controversial material with his publishing imprint Éditions Le Terrain Vague He was the publisher of Emmanuelle (1967), two film magazines (Midi Minuit Fantastique and Positif) and the works of Ado Kyrou. ... Positif was a 1984 album by Jean-Jacques Goldman, his third solo album sung in French. ...


Michel Caen and Alain Le Bris started it, accompanied by Jean Boullet et Jean-Claude Romer.


The magazine was dedicated to the fantastique, horror and science fiction films of the 1960s. It had a guide to the Parisian film theatres showing those cultish genres. Fantastique is a French term for a literary and cinematic genre that overlaps with parts of science fiction, horror and fantasy. ... Horror can mean several things: Horror (emotion) Horror fiction Horror film This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...


Some of Midi Minuit Fantastique issues were dedicated to special themes (King Kong, Dracula, Les chasses du comte Zaroff).


In later days, when acceptance of alternative canons of cinema had grown, Midi Minuit Fantastique sometimes dealt with more mainstream subject matter with profiles on Samuel Fuller, Otto Preminger or Federico Fellini.


Literary fiction was also the subject of Midi Minuit, with a memorable essay Gaston Leroux by Jean Rollin. Gaston Leroux (May 6, 1868, Paris – April 15, 1927, Nice) was a French journalist and novelist. ... Jean Rollin (1938- ) is French director of fantastic cinema who shot many hardcore and vampire horror films under the name Michel Gentil. ...


Bibliography: Etude analytique et sémiologique de Midi minuit fantastique, René Prédal, published by "Centre du vingtième siècle de Nice"


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Midi Minuit Fantastique - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (192 words)
Midi Minuit Fantastique (1962-1971) was a French film magazine published by Eric Losfeld (publisher of Adonis Kyrou and film magazine Positif).
Some of Midi Minuit Fantastique issues were dedicated to special themes (King Kong, Dracula, Les chasses du comte Zaroff).
Literary fiction was also the subject of Midi Minuit, with a memorable essay Gaston Leroux by Jean Rollin.
Jean Rollin interview 1996 (2676 words)
As for Poche Revolver Fantastique, it is a similar situation, I have a total freedom, even if I must submit the texts to publisher Florent Massot.
The moviegoers and the fans of fantastique hated my work because it has no common point with the usual films.
For the instant, there is only me. I made 17 films, and 15 of these 17 films belong to the fantastique field, there is no other examples such as this in France.
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