Commissioned by the heads of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival to make an opening-night short commemorating cinema as it enters its second full century, Godard instead offers up a 17-minute ... See full summary »
Characterized by deconstructivism and philosophical references and by briefly exposing the good, bad, and ugly periods of the country's history, this post-modern film portrays the abstract ... See full summary »
Commissioned by the heads of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival to make an opening-night short commemorating cinema as it enters its second full century, Godard instead offers up a 17-minute barrage of re-edited footage of wars and Nazi atrocities, interspersed with clips of Maurice Chevalier in "Gigi" and Godard's own "À bout de souffle." Written by
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powerful, personal history of the 1900's!!! wow, what a wonderful personal history of the 1900's from one of the master of cinema!!! this video collage documentary is power and heartbreaking in just a mere 16mins. Godard masterfully cuts together war footage from the past with film clips from the past to create a breakthrough experience that only film/video could offer.
this short film was commissioned by the Cannes' to open up the 2000 festival. what a great way to start festival. i was able to find a rare DVD, only one of 500 copies on ebay, worth every penny.
if you are able to find a copy and are an avid godard fan, it is a collectible item just for you!!!
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