King Lear (1987)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA/Bahamas/France/Switzerland, 1987. The Cannon Group, Golan-Globus Productions. Screenplay by Richard Debuisne, Jean-Luc Godard, Norman Mailer, Peter Sellars. Cinematography by Sophie Maintigneux. Produced by Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan. Film Editing by Jean-Luc Godard. Toronto International Film Festival 1987. If you show up thinking that the likes of Jean-Luc…

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The Seven Deadly Sins (1962)

PHILIPPE DE BROCA, CLAUDE CHABROL, JACQUES DEMY, SYLVAIN DHOMME, JEAN-LUC GODARD, EDOUARD MOLINARO, ROGER VADIM, MAX DOUY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. Original Title: Les sept péchés capitaux France/Italy, 1962.  Films Gibé, Franco London Films, Titanus.  Screenplay by Daniel Boulanger, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Jean-Luc Godard, Eugène Ionesco, Félicien Marceau, Claude Mauriac, Roger Peyrefitte,…

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Le Petit Soldat (1963)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.    France, 1963.  Les Productions Georges de Beauregard, Societe Nouvelle de Cinematographie.   Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Georges de Beauregard.   Music by Maurice Leroux.   Film Editing by Agnes Guillemot, Lila Herman, Nadine Trintignant.  Jean-Luc Godard follows the exuberance of Breathless with another…

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The Image Book (2018)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.   Switzerland/France, 2018.  Casa Azul Films, Ecran Noir productions.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Fabrice Aragno.  Produced by Fabrice Aragno, Mitra Farahani.  Production Design by Jean-Paul Battaggia.  Film Editing by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cannes Film Festival 2018.  Toronto International Film Festival 2018. Jean-Luc Godard whittles away at his editing machine to once again come up with a…

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Goodbye To Language 3D (2014)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Adieu Au Langage Switzerland, 2014.  Wild Bunch, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Fabrice Aragno.  Produced by Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval, Alain Sarde.  Costume Design by Maria Muscalu.  Cannes Film Festival 2014. National Society of Film Critics Awards 2014.   Toronto International Film Festival 2014.   Jean-Luc Godard…

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3X3D (2013)

JEAN-LUC GODARD, PETER GREENAWAY, EDGAR PERA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/Portugal, 2013.  Fundação Cidade de Guimarães.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Greenaway, Edgar Pera.  Cinematography by Luis Branquinho, Reinier van rummelen.  Produced by Rodrigo Areias.  Production Design by Ricardo Preto.  Costume Design by Susana Abreu.  Film Editing by Raphael Lefevre, Elmer Leupen. Three short films by three filmmakers making their…

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1 P.M. (1971)

JEAN-LUC GODARD, RICHARD LEACOCK, D.A. PENNEBAKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1971.  Leacock-Pennebaker.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, D.A. Pennebaker.  Cinematography by Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker.  Produced by Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker.  Film Editing by D.A. Pennebaker. The plan was for Jean-Luc Godard to team up with D.A. Pennebaker and make a film called 1AM (or “One…

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Joy of Learning (1969)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Original title:  Le Gai Savoir France/West Germany, 1969.  Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française, Anouchka Films, Bavaria Atelier.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard. Cinematography by Georges Leclerc.  Film Editing by Germaine Cohen.   Godard explores the obsessions typical of his essay-like ventures, mainly the commodification of sexuality and warfare in the post-World War II…

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Six In Paris (1965)

CLAUDE CHABROL, JEAN ROUCH, JEAN DOUCHET, JEAN-LUC GODARD, JEAN-DANIEL POLLET, ERIC ROHMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Paris vu Par… France, 1965.  Les Filmes du Cypres, Les Films du Losange.  Screenplay by Claude Chabrol, Jean Douchet, Jean-Luc Godard, Georges Keller, Jean-Daniel Pollet, Eric Rohmer, Jean Rouch.  Cinematography by Nestor Almendros, Etienne Becker, Alain Levant, Albert Maysles, Jean Rabier.  Produced…

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Une Femme Mariee (1964)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Une Femme Mariee: Suite de Fragments D’Un France, 1964.  Anouchka Films, Orsay Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Production Design by Henri Nogaret.  Costume Design by Laurence Clairval.  Film Editing by Andree Choty, Francoise Collin, Agnes Guillemot, Gerard Pollicand.   More pensive investigation of the human condition in an increasingly commodified post-war…

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Two Or Three Things I Know About Her (1967)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  2 Ou 3 Choses Que Je Sais D’Elle France, 1967.  Argos Films, Anouchka Films, Les Films du Carrosse, Parc Film.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Anatole Dauman, Raoul Levy.  Costume Design by Gitt Magrini.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin, Chantal Delattre. Jean-Luc Godard’s listless nouvelle vague film is a…

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Made In U.S.A. (1966)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1966.  Anouchka Films, Rome Paris Films, S.E.P.I.C..  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel The Jugger by Donald E. Westlake.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Georges de Beauregard, Clement Steyaert.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin, Agnes Guillemot. Godard once again combines his cinematic exuberance with his youthful political rebellion…

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