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Jean-Luc Godard


Jean-Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco-Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. During World War II Godard became a naturalized citizen of Switzerland and attended school in Nyons (Switzerland). ... See full bio »

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36 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

My Life to Live
My Life to Live Director
(1962)
Breathless
Breathless Director
(1960)
Pierrot le Fou
Pierrot le Fou Director
(1965)
Alphaville
Alphaville Director
(1965)

Filmography

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 2014 Khan Khanne (Short)
 2013 3x3D (segment "The Three Disasters")
 2010 Tribute to Éric Rohmer (Short)
 2008 Une catastrophe (Short)
 2006 Reportage amateur Maquette expo (Documentary)
 2006 Vrai faux passeport (Documentary)
 2006 Ecce Homo (Short)
 2006 Four Short Films (Video documentary)
 2006 Je vous salue, Sarajevo (Video short)
 2004 Notre musique
 2004 Prières pour Refusniks (Short)
 2002 The Cello (segment "Dans le noir du temps")
 2002 Liberté et patrie (Video short)
 2000 The Old Place (Documentary)
 2000 Origins of the 21st Century (Short documentary)
 1998 Adieu au TNS (Short)
 1998 Histoire(s) du cinéma: La monnaie de l'absolu (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 1998 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Le contrôle de l'univers (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 1998 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Les signes parmi nous (Video documentary short)
 1998 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Une vague nouvelle (Video documentary short)
 1996 Espoir/Microcosmos (TV Short)
 1996 Le monde comme il ne va pas (TV Short)
 1996 Plus Oh! (Short)
 1995 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Fatale beauté (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 1994 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Seul le cinéma (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 1993 Hélas pour moi (uncredited)
 1992 How Are the Kids? (Documentary) (segment "L'enfance de l'art", uncredited)
 1992 L'enfance de l'art (Short)
 1991 Contre l'oubli (segment "Pour Thomas Wainggai, Indonésie")
 1991 The King of Ads (Documentary)
 1990 Nouvelle vague (uncredited)
 1990 Metamorphojean (Short)
 1989 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (Video documentary) (uncredited)
 1988 Puissance de la parole (Short)
 1988 Closed (Short)
 1988 Histoire(s) du cinéma: Une histoire seule (Video documentary) (uncredited)
 1988 Les Français vus par (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Le dernier mot (1988)
 1988 On s'est tous défilé (Short)
 1987 Soigne ta droite (as Monsieur Godard)
 1987 Aria (segment "Armide")
 1987 King Lear
 1987 Closed Jeans (Short)
 1986 Meeting Woody Allen (Documentary short)
 1985 Soft and Hard
 1985 Détective
 1985 Hail Mary
 1982 Scénario du film 'Passion' (Documentary)
 1982 A Letter to Freddy Buache (Documentary short)
 1981 Sauve la vie (qui peut) (Documentary)
 1981 Une bonne à tout faire (Short)
 1977 Faut pas rêver (TV Short)
 1977 France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (TV Mini-Series documentary) (12 episodes)
- Rêve/Morale (1977)
- Pouvoir/Musique (1977)
- Roman/Economie (1977)
 1976 Ici et ailleurs (Documentary)
 1975 Numéro deux
 1972 Letter to Jane: An Investigation About a Still (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1972 Tout va bien
 1971 1 P.M. (Documentary)
 1971 Vladimir et Rosa (uncredited)
 1971 Lotte in Italia (uncredited)
 1971 Schick After Shave (Short)
 1970 Le vent d'est (uncredited)
 1970 Pravda (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1970 See You at Mao (Documentary)
 1969 Le gai savoir
 1969 Amore e rabbia (segment "L'Amore")
 1968 Cinétracts (Documentary) (segment "7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 23, 40", uncredited)
 1968 Sympathy for the Devil (Documentary)
 1968 Film-Tract n° 1968 (Short)
 1967 Weekend
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary) (segment "Camera-Eye")
 1967 La chinoise
 1967 The Oldest Profession (segment "Anticipation, ou l'amour en l'an 2000")
 1966 Made in U.S.A (as JLG)
 1965 Paris vu par... (segment "Montparnasse-Levallois")
 1965 Alphaville
 1964 Reportage sur Orly (Documentary short)
 1964 Les plus belles escroqueries du monde (segment "Le Grand escroc", scenes deleted)
 1964 Band of Outsiders (as JeanLuc Cinéma Godard)
 1963 Contempt
 1963 Ro.Go.Pa.G. (segment "Il nuovo mondo")
 1962 Les sept péchés capitaux (segment "La paresse")
 1961 Une histoire d'eau (Short)
 1960 Charlotte et son Jules (Short)
 1960 Breathless
 1958 Opération 'Béton' (Documentary short)
 1955 Une femme coquette (Short) (as Hans Lucas)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (France): Directed commercial for Parisienne cigarettes

Publicity Listings:

32 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 25 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

J.-L. Godard | JL Godard | JeanLuc Cinéma Godard | Monsieur Godard | JLG | Hans Lucas | Moi même

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world. See more »

Trivia:

Rolle, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland (since 1978) See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Anna Karina See more »

Nickname:

JLG

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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