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

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  26 May 1982 (France)
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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 »

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Isabelle
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Hanna
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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
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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>

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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 »

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Isabelle: Sometimes I see movies or I watch TV and they never show people working. I think that deep down labor and pleasure are the same. In labor and lovemaking, the same gestures are involved. It's not necessarily the same rhythm, but the gestures are the same.
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Frères humains, L'amour n'a pas d'âge
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My favourite film
14 July 2003 | by (Slovenia) – See all my reviews

This beautiful film takes me into my childhood fantasy world. The colours are beautiful, the dynamics is nocturnal, the people dance a ballet all the time, the sound has a life of its own... It's not just a motion picture, it's a motion painting. What a shame it hasn't been issued on DVD yet.


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