The Films of Jean-Luc Godard: Seeing the Invisible / Edition 1

The Films of Jean-Luc Godard: Seeing the Invisible / Edition 1

by David Sterritt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521589711

ISBN-13: 9780521589710

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this study, David Sterritt offers an introductory overview of Godard's work as a filmmaker, critic, and video artist. He then traces Godard's visionary ideas through six of his key films: Breathless, My Life to Live, Weekend, Numero deux, Hail Mary, and Nouvelle Vague. Also included is a concise analysis of his work in video, television, and mixed-media…  See more details below

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In this study, David Sterritt offers an introductory overview of Godard's work as a filmmaker, critic, and video artist. He then traces Godard's visionary ideas through six of his key films: Breathless, My Life to Live, Weekend, Numero deux, Hail Mary, and Nouvelle Vague. Also included is a concise analysis of his work in video, television, and mixed-media formats. Linking works by Godard to key social and cultural developments, The Films of Jean-Luc Godard explains their importance in modernist and postmodernist art of the past half century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521589710
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Film Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Breathless39
3My Life to Live61
4Weekend89
5Numero deux129
6Hail Mary161
7Nouvelle Vague221
8Video and Television247
Notes265
Select Bibliography279
Filmography281
Index291

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