Jean-Luc Godard

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Jean-Luc Godard (1968)

Jean-Luc Godard (3 December 1930 – 13 September 2022) was a French-Swiss movie director, producer, editor, cinematographer, writer and actor. He was born in Paris to a French mother and Swiss father. The English film magazine Sight and Sound called him one of the top three film directors of all time. Breathless, based on a story by Francois Truffaut, is one of his most famous movies.[1]

He was married to Anna Karina from 1961 until they divorced in 1965.

Godard died by assisted suicide on 13 September 2022 in Rolle, Switzerland at the age of 91.[2]

Jean-Luc Godard revolutionized cinema with jump cuts, intertextuality, political commentary, breaking the fourth wall, nonlinear narratives, and innovative aesthetics.[3]

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  1. Godard, Jean-Luc 2002. The Future(s) of Film: three interviews 2000–01. Bern; Berlin: Verlag Gachnang & Springer. ISBN 978-3-906127-62-0
  2. Jean-Luc Godard est mort (in French)
  3. "10 Signature Elements of Jean-Luc Godard's Filmmaking Style!". 2023-06-02. Retrieved 2023-10-23.

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