Category Archives: Jean-Luc Godard

“Language, isn’t working!” – Adieu au langage [2014, France]

Jean-Luc Godard thinks so, among many other things as he usually does, in his latest cinematic dissection titled “Adieu au langage” [Eng. Title: Goodbye to Language]. If anyone thought the Nouvelle Vague was long dead, they certainly ought to … Continue reading

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Isabelle Huppert & co in Godard’s “Sauve qui Peut (la vie)” [1980 France]

After spending the best part of the 1970’s ‘in research’ as he puts it, Jean-Luc Godard returns to cinema emphatically with “Sauve qui Peut (la vie)” [Eng. Title: Slow Motion], an extraordinary dish nevertheless served with recognisable ingredients used … Continue reading

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Brigitte Bardot in Jean-Luc Godard’s “Le Mépris” BR720 [1963, France, Italy]

It’s Nouvelle Vague time..!
Jean-Luc Godard had wanted to do a film with Brigitte Bardot for a while, and when his first choice actress Kim Novak turned down the role for his new Franco-Italian production “Le Mépris” [Eng. Title: Contempt], … Continue reading

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Anna Karina & others in Godard’s “Vivre Sa Vie BR720 [France 1962]

What better way to kick-start ‘Nouvelle Vague’ or the French New Wave cinema in the blog than introducing two of its most illustrious figureheads in a single post – the legendary writer-director Jean-Luc Godard and the equally vibrant and … Continue reading

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