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Go·dard

 (gō-där′), Jean Luc Born 1930.
French filmmaker who became known for his innovative cinematic and narrative technique with Breathless (1960) and made many other films chronicling the evolution of his political radicalism.

Godard

(French ɡɔdar)
n
(Biography) Jean-Luc (ʒɑ̃lyk). born 1930, French film director and writer associated with the New Wave of the 1960s. His works include À bout de souffle (1960), Weekend (1967), Sauve qui peut (1980), Nouvelle Vague (1990), and Éloge de l'amour (2003)
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Noun1.Godard - French film maker influenced by surrealism; early work explored the documentary use of film; noted for innovative techniques (born in 1930)
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And feeling death come upon him, he left his children in the care of his dear friend Godard, and so died.
But no sooner was the King in his grave than the false Godard took Havelok and his two sisters and thrust them into a dungeon.
At break of day, therefore, Grim set forth to tell Godard that his will was done.
Then came a splendid dinner, lasting at least five hours, to which were invited the Abbe Gaudron, Falleix, Rabourdin, Monsieur Godard, under-head-clerk to Monsieur Baudoyer, Monsieur Bataille, captain of the company of the National Guard to which Saillard and his son-in-law belonged.
Hazanavicius' film revolves around the time when Godard was helming what is famously known as his revolutionary work, La Chinoise.
Utopian Television: Rossellini, Watkins, and Godard Beyond Cinema
com)-- Michael Godard is widely recognized as one of the most versatile artist of our time.
Scott evokes Sontag's edict 'against interpretation' as a possible starting point; we are claiming that however fragmented, Godard is still offering a coherent statement about human experience in relation to vision and epistemology.
This was something Jean-Luc Godard seemed to recognize when, near the end of chapter 2A of his magnum opus, Histoire(s) du cinema (1988-98), he inserted into his stuttering montage of clips and images from such films as Robert Bresson's Au hasard Balthazar (1966) and Charles Laughton's Night of the Hunter (1955) the last shot of Ray's World of Apu--showing a young, widowed father carrying his wee son on his shoulders as they head into an uncertain future--the very culmination of the trilogy, ultimately superimposing it over Courbet's Origin of the World, 1866.
Some artists associated with the Nouvelle Vague have persisted in making films well past the millennium -- Alain Resnais, Agnes Varda and Jean-Luc Godard -- though, as you might expect, their late works bear little resemblance to what they made in the '50s and '60s.
DIRECTOR: Jean-Luc Godard CAST: Heloise Godet, Kamel Abdelli, Richard Chevallier, Zoe Bruneau, Christian Gregori, Jessica Erickson