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Adieu au langage (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama , Fantasy | 28 May 2014 (France)
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A silent, surreal parallel between a couple and a dog.

Director:

Jean-Luc Godard

Writer:

Jean-Luc Godard
3 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Héloïse Godet ... Josette
Kamel Abdelli ... Gédéon (as Kamel Abdeli)
Richard Chevallier Richard Chevallier ... Marcus
Zoé Bruneau ... Ivitch
Christian Gregori ... Davidson
Jessica Erickson ... Mary Shelley
Marie Ruchat
Jeremy Zampatti
Daniel Ludwig Daniel Ludwig
Gino Siconolfi Gino Siconolfi
Isabelle Carbonneau Isabelle Carbonneau
Alain Brat Alain Brat
Stéphane Colin Stéphane Colin
Bruno Allaigre Bruno Allaigre
Alexandre Païta Alexandre Païta
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Storyline

The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons pass. The man and woman meet again. The dog finds itself between them. The other is in one, the one is in the other and they are three. The former husband shatters everything. A second film begins: the same as the first, and yet not. From the human race we pass to metaphor. This ends in barking and a baby's cries. Written by Production

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Drama | Fantasy

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

French | English | German

Release Date:

28 May 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Adiós al lenguaje See more »

Filming Locations:

Switzerland See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Director Jean-Luc Godard never won any award at the Cannes Film Festival until he presented this film in its 67th edition, where he won the Jury prize (shared with Mommy (2014)). See more »

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In one scene near the end, the shadow of the camera equipment can be easily spotted. See more »

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Edited from Only Angels Have Wings (1939) See more »

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What a piece of crap! A great filmmaker has the luxury of an experimental delirium. I found no connecting thread, nothing to follow, loose dialogues, meaningless phrases .... I could not tell what it is about. There seems to be a couple talking about something at times ... and a dog (?). The director uses sequences interrupted by different images, with a lot of distortion and saturation of colors, white and black, noise ... Maybe it's only for connoisseurs. If someone wants to explain it to me....grateful will I be.

At least it's short (just over 1 hour). Do not watch it! Nothing more to say.

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