I confess that I missed maybe 20 minutes of this film while I fell into the slumber it induced. I will say of what I saw that it seemed highly...
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
Far from VietnamInitiated and edited by Chris Marker, FAR FROM VIETNAM is an epic 1967 collaboration between cinema greats Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch and Alain Resnais in protest of American military involvement in Vietnam, made, per Marker's narration, "to...Watch Movie
Not a good film. But it led to "Goodbye to Language," which is a superb film.
Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme (2010) is an utterly brilliant, and very complex instance of Cinematic Art. This film has received decidedly mixed reviews, with some liking the film very much,...
If you are interested in the history of Vietnam War, especially resistance to the war, you really need to see this. Resnais and Godard contribute their critique of the war,...