Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

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At the vanguard of international filmmaking for six decades, French New Wave titan Jean-Luc Godard exerted an incalculable influence on modern cinema that refuses to wane. With his groundbreaking 1960 debut feature, BREATHLESS, Godard merged elements of high and low culture with an anything-goes abandon that set the template for generations of filmmakers. It marked the beginning of an explosively innovative decade that witnessed his output grow increasingly radical, both aesthetically (VIVRE SA VIE, CONTEMPT, ALPHAVILLE) and politically (PIERROT LE FOU, LA CHINOISE, WEEKEND), until by 1968 he had forsworn commercial cinema altogether, forming a leftist filmmaking collective (the Dziga Vertov Group) and producing films like the scathing anticapitalist screed TOUT VA BIEN. Eternally on the cutting edge, Godard spent the final years of his career exploring the outermost possibilities of digital filmmaking in visually and philosophically adventurous works like GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE and THE IMAGE BOOK, confirming his status as our greatest lyricist on historical trauma, religion, and the legacy of cinema.

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Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
  • Letter to Jane

    Episode 1

    Directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1972 • France

    Soon after completing TOUT VA BIEN, actor Jane Fonda returned to her political activism and visited North Vietnam. The appearance of the “Hanoi Jane” photograph in the French magazine “L’Express” inspired filmmakers Jean-Pierre Go...