• Jean-Pierre Gorin on Jean-Luc Godard, 2004

    The following interview with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin regarding his work in film was recorded in New York City in 2004.

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin on À NOS AMOURS

    Jean-Pierre Gorin is best known for making seven films with Jean-Luc Godard as the Dziga Vertov Group, including 1972’s TOUT VA BIEN, after which he went on to direct several documentaries and become a professor of film studies at the University of California, San Diego. In 2006, he spoke about À...

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin on LA JETÉE

    In 2005, filmmaker, writer, and educator Jean-Pierre Gorin spoke with the Criterion Collection about LA JETÉE and the work of director Chris Marker. His observations are presented here.

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin on SANS SOLEIL

    Filmmaker, writer, and educator Jean-Pierre Gorin began his career as Jean-Luc Godard’s collaborator on the Dziga Vertov Group films, including TOUT VA BIEN. In this interview, recorded in 2005, he discusses his friend director Chris Marker and SANS SOLEIL.

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin on HANDS OVER THE CITY

    Filmmaker and educator Jean-Pierre Gorin (TOUT VA BIEN, LETTER TO JANE, POTO AND CABENGO) takes a critical look at Francesco Rosi’s acclaimed film HANDS OVER THE CITY, in this 2006 interview.

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin on BOUDU

    Filmmaker, writer, and educator Jean-Pierre Gorin began his career as Jean-Luc Godard’s collaborator on the Dziga Vertov Group films, including TOUT VA BIEN. In 2005, he spoke about Jean Renoir and BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING.

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin on MASCULIN FÉMININ

    Jean-Pierre Gorin and Jean-Luc Godard made seven films together as the Dziga-Vertov Group, including 1972’s TOUT VA BIEN. In this interview, Gorin discusses Godard's deepening narrative, historical, and cultural experimentation in MASCULIN FÉMININ. The Criterion Collection interviewed Gorin in Ne...

  • Pedro Costa and Jean-Pierre Gorin on OSSOS

    This conversation between filmmakers Pedro Costa and Jean-Pierre Gorin was filmed in New York City in August 2009.

  • Poto and Cabengo

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1980 • United States

    Grace and Virginia are young San Diego twins who speak unlike anyone else. With little exposure to the outside world, the two girls have created a private form of communication that's an amalgam of the distinctive English dialects they hear ...

  • Routine Pleasures

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1986 • United States

    What do a club devoted to model trains and the legendary film critic and painter Manny Farber have in common? These two lines intersect in Jean-Pierre Gorin's lovely and distinctly American film, which takes as its subject the desire to re-cre...

  • My Crasy Life

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1992 • United States

    Jean-Pierre Gorin's gripping and unique film about a Samoan street gang in Long Beach, California, is, like other works by the filmmaker, a probing look at a closed community with its own rules, rituals, and language. Part observational docu...

  • Poto and Cabengo

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    Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1980 • United States

    Grace and Virginia are young San Diego twins who speak unlike anyone else. With little exposure to the outside world, the two girls have created a private form of communication that's an amalgam of the distinctive English dialects they hear at...

  • Routine Pleasures

    1 video

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1986 • United States

    What do a club devoted to model trains and the legendary film critic and painter Manny Farber have in common? These two lines intersect in Jean-Pierre Gorin's lovely and distinctly American film, which takes as its subject the desire to re-cre...

  • My Crasy Life

    1 video

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1992 • United States

    Jean-Pierre Gorin's gripping and unique film about a Samoan street gang in Long Beach, California, is, like other works by the filmmaker, a probing look at a closed community with its own rules, rituals, and language. Part observational docume...

  • Letter to Jane

    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...

  • Tout va bien
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    Tout va bien

    Notes on THE INHERITANCE - Notes on THE INHERITANCE

    Directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1972 • France, Italy
    Starring Jane Fonda, Yves Montand

    In 1972, newly radicalized Hollywood star Jane Fonda joined forces with cinematic innovator Jean-Luc Godard and collaborator Jean-Pierre Gorin in an unholy artistic alliance that resulted i...

  • Tout va bien

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    Directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin • 1972 • France, Italy
    Starring Jane Fonda, Yves Montand

    In 1972, newly radicalized Hollywood star Jane Fonda joined forces with cinematic innovator Jean-Luc Godard and collaborator Jean-Pierre Gorin in an unholy artistic alliance that resulted i...

  • Letter to Jane

    1 video

    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...

  • A PIERROT Primer

    The following program, with commentary by filmmaker and educator Jean-Pierre Gorin (TOUT VA BIEN, LETTER TO JANE, MY CRASY LIFE), presents an introduction to PIERROT LE FOU.

  • Léon Morin, Priest

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville • 1961 • France
    Starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva

    Jean-Paul Belmondo delivers a subtly sensual performance in the hot-under-the-collar LÉON MORIN, PRIEST, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. The French superstar plays a devoted man of the cloth who is de...