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Letter to Jane: An Investigation About a Still (1972)

Letter to Jane (1972) is a postscript film to Tout va bien directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin and made under the auspices of the Dziga Vertov Group. Narrated in a ... See full summary »

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Letter to Jane (1972) is a postscript film to Tout va bien directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin and made under the auspices of the Dziga Vertov Group. Narrated in a back-and-forth style by both Godard and Gorin, the film serves as a 52-minute cinematic essay that deconstructs a single news photograph of Jane Fonda in Vietnam. This was Godard and Gorin's final collaboration. Written by ubuweb film

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The Jane Fonda image motif of this film was taken by Joseph Kraft and published on L'Express on August 1972. See more »

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Narrator: Film equals editing of "I see".
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Right.
13 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

A one-hour deconstruction of a photograph. Jean-Luc Godard's accent is

probably the most interesting part of this film. It's only an hour, and thus much easier to sit through than most of his work from this period.


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