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

 -  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 ...
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Barbara Tissier
Magali Campos ...
Magali
Myriem Roussel ...
Myriem
Serge Desarnanos
Ágnes Bánfalvy ...
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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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Frères humains, L'amour n'a pas d'âge
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Another Dull and Boring Film without Story by Jean-Luc Godard
15 July 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Sometimes I question myself why I insist on watching films made by Jean-Luc Godard, the most overrated and pretentious director of the cinema history.

"Passion" has not been released on VHS or DVD in Brazil, but I have unfortunately bought an imported VHS and today I have decided to watch it. What a waste of time! There is neither storyline nor screenplay; the characters have the first name of each actor or actress; there is no edition and the viewer sees disjointed scenes on the screen.

This dreadful mess is about a Polish director, who is the alter-ego of Godard, that is filming a movie without story or money and has simultaneous affair with the owner of a hotel and a worker of a factory. My vote is one (awful).

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