MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,873 this week

Godard's Passion (1982)
"Passion" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  26 May 1982 (France)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 1,407 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 13 critic

On a movie set, in a factory, and at a hotel, Godard explores the nature of work, love and film making. While Solidarity takes on the Polish government, a Polish film director, Jerzy, is ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 12 Sep 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
a list of 817 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 4 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Godard's Passion (1982)

Godard's Passion (1982) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Godard's Passion.
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

During the Algerian war for independence from France, a young Frenchman living in Geneva who belongs to a right-wing terrorist group and a young woman who belongs to a left-wing terrorist ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Anna Karina, Michel Subor, Henri-Jacques Huet
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In this film, 'Her' refers to both Paris, the character of Juliette Janson and the actress playing her, Marina Vlady. The film is a kind of dramatised documentary, illustrating and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Joseph Gehrard, Marina Vlady, Anny Duperey
Documentary | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Godard, Miéville and Gorin (aka the "Dziga Vertov Group") examine the parallel lives of two families - one French, one Palestinian - using an exploratory combination of film and video.

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Jean-Luc Godard
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe.... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Jean-Marc Stehlé, Agatha Couture, Mathias Domahidy
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Godard's documentation of late 1960's western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver. Other notable subjects are the role of ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Sean Lynch, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones
Weekend (1967)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Mireille Darc, Jean Yanne, Jean-Pierre Kalfon
Documentary | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Director Jean-Luc Godard reflects in this movie about his place in film history, the interaction of film industry and film as art, as well as the act of creating art.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Geneviève Pasquier, Denis Jadót
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A French striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. When her reluctant boyfriend suggests his best friend to impregnate her, feelings become complicated when she accepts.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Paul is young, just demobbed from national service in the French Army, and dishillusioned with civilian life. As his girlfriend builds herself a career as a pop singer, Paul becomes more ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya, Marlène Jobert
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Five short stories with contemporary settings. In New York, people are indifferent to derelicts sleeping on sidewalks, to a woman's assault in front of an apartment building, and to a ... See full summary »

Directors: Marco Bellocchio, Bernardo Bertolucci, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Tom Baker, Julian Beck, Jim Anderson
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani
Alphaville (1965)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Isabelle
...
Hanna
...
Michel Boulard
Jerzy Radziwilowicz ...
Jerzy
László Szabó ...
László
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Le machino
Patrick Bonnel ...
Bonnel
Sophie Lucachevski ...
Script-girl
Barbara Tissier
Magali Campos ...
Magali
Myriem Roussel ...
Myriem
Serge Desarnanos
Ágnes Bánfalvy ...
(as Ági Bánfalvi)
Ezio Ambrosetti
Manuelle Baltazar
Edit

Storyline

On a movie set, in a factory, and at a hotel, Godard explores the nature of work, love and film making. While Solidarity takes on the Polish government, a Polish film director, Jerzy, is stuck in France making a film for TV. He's over budget and uninspired; the film, called "Passion," seems static and bloodless. Hanna owns the hotel where the film crew stays. She lives with Michel, who runs a factory where he's fired Isabelle, a floor worker. Hanna and Isabelle are drawn to Jerzy, hotel maids quit to be movie extras, people ask Jerzy where the story is in his film, women disrobe, extras grope each other off camera, and Jerzy wonders why there must always be a story. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| |

Release Date:

26 May 1982 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Godard's Passion  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first choice for cinematographer, through a recommendation from Francis Ford Coppola and Zoetrope films, was Vittorio Storaro. Godard replaced him right before shooting began with Raoul Coutard, whom he hadn't worked with since the mid 1960s. See more »

Quotes

Jerzy: Talking means nothing, acting is important.
See more »

Connections

Edited into Histoire(s) du cinéma: Une vague nouvelle (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Frères humains, L'amour n'a pas d'âge
Written by Léo Ferré
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Turgid Unattractive Slice Of Life
12 November 2012 | by (Gloucester, England) – See all my reviews

Very little in this film can honestly be said to grab the attention for long, unless perhaps, you are a Godard completest. An art historian might appreciate the messages hidden within the old master painting being turned into a movie by the director at the centre of the piece. For the rest of us it's hard to follow threads of the various partially connected stories in which largely unappealing characters bicker, berate and bed one another. Jerzy a Polish movie director, has literally 'lost the light' in his big budget production. His efforts are hamstrung by news of Solidarity's emergent uprising in his native land, the financial demands of his producers and his involvement with two women : the owner of the hotel in which most of his film company lodge, and a dowdy sacked worker at her husbands factory. That's pretty well it. There's not much more. The images of the old masters Jerzy is attempting to turn into a film, although he seems to have little concept of exactly how, are nicely lit but the films exteriors around the promising location of Lake Geneva are drab, the interiors even worse and despite some big names among the cast there is little charisma in evidence. I've watched it twice and sadly 'Passion', an oddly inappropriate title in itself, made no more impression on the second viewing. The Godard of 'Pierrot Le Fou' (a film I loved) seems a long way from the Godard of 'Passion'. Other reviewers have clearly found a meaning and beauty that I have missed. But hey! If it floats your boat then thats good.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Velasques and silence carmelabass
disscussion on romantacism in passion gsufilmgeek
Discuss Godard's Passion (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?