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JLG/JLG: Self-Portrait in December (1994)
"JLG/JLG - autoportrait de décembre" (original title)

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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.

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Geneviève Pasquier
Denis Jadót
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Elisabeth Kaza
André S. Labarthe
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Nathalie Aguillar
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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. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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22 March 2004 | by (lancaster, england) – See all my reviews

This was the movie I wish I had made. To watch it in a theater was quite an experience and I was so moved by it that I stayed seated and watched it for a second time. The movie is, as the title says, a self portrait. Images of places the author loves, music that moves him, pieces of films' dialogs, quotes, objects, all put together. It is like looking into one's soul through what he loves. I was lucky because I have a similar taste in literature, art, cinema and music, and overall the experience was one of self exploring. Otherwise I don't think I would have found it the least interesting. It is a film about the author himself, and should be regarded as a film and as an audio-visual self portrait.


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