Jean-Luc Godard – JLG/JLG – autoportrait de décembre (1995)

JLG/JLG (1995) Jean-Luc Godard stars in this film as a fictional character of his own creation. JLG muses about in his home in Rolle, Switzerland in the dead of winter. He suffers the rude interruption of critics and the cheeky services of a pretty maid while contemplating the end of western culture, cinema, and himself. … Continue reading Jean-Luc Godard – JLG/JLG – autoportrait de décembre (1995)

Jean-Luc Godard – Le Petit Soldat aka The Little Soldier [+Extras] (1960)

Plot Synopsis from AMG This controversial spy-romance tale by Jean-Luc Godard was banned from release in France for three years because it refers to the use of torture on both the French and Algerian sides during the Algerian struggle for independence. The story focuses on Bruno Forestier (Michel Subor), a young, disillusioned man who becomes … Continue reading Jean-Luc Godard – Le Petit Soldat aka The Little Soldier [+Extras] (1960)

Jean-Luc Godard – Allemagne Annee 90 Neuf Zero AKA Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)

Characterized by deconstructivism and philosophical references and by briefly exposing the good, bad, and ugly periods of the country’s history, this post-modern film portrays the abstract need for guidance of Germany following the fall of the Berlin Wall. Written by Steve Richer

Jean-Luc Godard – Les Enfants jouent à la Russie aka The Children Play Russian (1993)

Godard’s meditation on things Russian and cinematic, featuring JLG himself as “The Idiot” My own not very good quality VHS recording from a NTSC TV broadcast, but I know of no other source for this. With some English narration and French dialog with subtitles. Video collages of Russian films, in the style of Histoire(s) and … Continue reading Jean-Luc Godard – Les Enfants jouent à la Russie aka The Children Play Russian (1993)