Jean-Luc Godard

Born: 3 December 1930, Paris

Highlighted works

  • Pierrot le Fou

    Pierrot le Fou

    Riffing on the classic couple-on-the run movie, enfant terrible Jean-Luc Godard took the narrative innovations of the French New Wave close to breaking point.

  • 2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle

    2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle

    Moving ever further away from narrative, Jean-Luc Godard equates consumerism with prostitution in this radical portrait of a day in the life of a Parisian call girl.

  • VIVRE SA VIE  FILM EN DOUZE TABLEAUX

    VIVRE SA VIE FILM EN DOUZE TABLEAUX

    Jean-Luc Godard’s fourth feature – his third with wife and muse Anna Karina – charts in 12 tableaux a would-be actress’s descent into prostitution.

  • À bout de souffle

    À bout de souffle

  • Le Mépris

    Le Mépris

    Working with his biggest budget to date, Jean-Luc Godard created a sublime widescreen drama about marital breakdown, set during pre-production on a film shoot.

Filmography

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