POW! Jazzy. Breezy. Gutsy. In an era when the hard shadows of classic Hollywood Noir were fading into a Technicolor washout, Goddard, threw out the rule book, rolled the dice,...
Film socialismeLegendary director Jean-Luc Godard returns to the screen with FILM SOCIALISME, a magisterial essay on the decline of European civilization. As a garish cruise ship travels the Mediterranean (with Patti Smith among its guests), Godard embarks on a state of the E.U. address in a vibrant collage of...Watch Movie
Class of StruggleIn 1967, Chris Marker and Mario Marret (under the aegis of SLON) produced À BIENTÔT J'ESPÈRE, which documented a strike and factory occupation, the first in France since 1936, by textile workers at the Rhodiaceta textile plant in Besançon, the goals of which prefigured many of...Watch Movie
Vivre sa VieVIVRE SA VIE was a turning point for Jean-Luc Godard and remains one of his most dynamic films, combining brilliant visual design with a tragic character study. The lovely Anna Karina, Godard's greatest muse, plays Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress but instead ends up a...Watch Movie
BreathlessThere was before BREATHLESS, and there was after BREATHLESS. Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in 1960 with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film genres that inspired him as a writer for Cahiers du cinéma. With its lack of polish, surplus of attitude, anything-goes...Watch Movie
- Adaptation / Literary / Prose
- Crime / Transgression / Murder
- Crime / Transgression / Prostitution
- Crime / Transgression / Thievery
- Documentary / History
- Documentary / Political
- Documentary / Social Issues
- Drama / Melodrama
- Drama / Political
- Drama / Portmanteau
- Drama / Romantic Drama
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this one definitely requires the correct mindset. i don't think i've found it yet. this strikes me as a bit pretentious even for godard, whose work i generally favor. disappointing,...
Honestly, I don't even try to understand all of Godard's political ramblings. Socialism, Communism, Maoism, ism, ism, ism. I just love the images, the color, the composition, the jagged flow...