Raoul Coutard will always be synonymous with the French New Wave. I strongly believe his contribution to it cannot be overstated, and in this video and article I go through some of his cinematography lighting and camera techniques to help you understand his unique style.
Just to be clear: Raoul Coutard changed his style to suit the movies he shot. The goal of this video and article is to drum up enthusiasm and a yearning to learn more.
Warning: I do not claim this knowledge is 100% accurate. Just think of it as an endorsement of his work. If you want accuracy, look someplace else.