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The Image Book (2018)

Le livre d'image (original title)
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Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.

Director:

Jean-Luc Godard

Writer:

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

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean-Luc Godard ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dimitri Basil Dimitri Basil
Anne-Marie Miéville Anne-Marie Miéville ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Do you still remember how, long ago, we trained our thoughts? Most often we'd start from a dream. We wondered how, in total darkness, colours of such intensity could emerge within us. In a soft, low voice. Saying great things. Surprising, deep and accurate matters. Image and words. Like a bad dream written on a stormy night. Under western eyes. The lost paradises. War is here.

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A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror

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Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

French | English | Arabic | Italian | German

Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Image Book See more »

Filming Locations:

Tunisia

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,854, 27 January 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$94,153, 25 April 2019
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2018. See more »

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Features Ruby Gentry (1952) See more »

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The best film I have ever seen
21 December 2018 | by astghik_ghazaryanSee all my reviews

This film is not for everybody, so if you dislike it, it's okay. But for me, this is really the best film I have ever seen. And I've seen Felini, Tarkovsky, Antonioni, Bertolucci, Haneke and many other great filmmakers. But GODARD IS THE GOD OF MONTAGE. Sometimes I even forget that he's 88 years old. I just can't imagine how the hell he does these kind of things at his age. This is my first review in Imdb. I just got registered, so I can write a review on this film, because everybody was complaining about how bad it was. I just realized I don't even have words to review. Sorry. This is it. At least I can tell you that you need to watch this before you die.


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