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J.-L. Godard | JL Godard | JeanLuc Cinéma Godard | Monsieur Godard | JLG | Hans Lucas | Moi même
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Did You Know?
Up to now -- since shortly after the Bolshevik Revolution -- most movie makers have been assuming that they know how to make movies. Just like a bad writer doesn't ask himself if he's really capable of writing a novel -- he thinks he knows. If movie makers were building airplanes, there would be an accident every time one took off. But in the movies, these accidents are called Oscars.
Grandson of the wealthy French banker Julien Monod, who was a close friend to the poet Paul Valéry
and, after Valéry's death in 1945, his literary executor.
[Jump-cuts] His Breathless
(1960) popularized the use of jump-cutting and ignoring the 180 degree line.