Everything is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard

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Faber & Faber, 2008 - Motion picture producers and directors - 701 pages
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Jean-Luc Godard is one the most influential film-makers of the last fifty years. Scorsese, Tarantino, Wong Kar-Wai and Lars von Trier are but a few of the directors who have fallen under the spell of his free-wheeling style. In his 1960s heyday Godard - always in dark shades, cigarette in hand - epitomised European cool. But he subsequently grew into one of the most formidable artists the cinema has produced. Writer and film-maker Richard Brody, one of the few to have interviewed Godard in his Swiss retreat, here offers an accessible account of this extraordinary and fascinating artist.

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User Review  - amschroe - LibraryThing

This is a really well-done book, I quite enjoyed it. My only qualms are that the author continuously refers to Godard as having anti-Semitic tendencies and also that almost all of his films were made ... Read full review

EVERYTHING IS CINEMA: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Meticulously detailed biography of the renowned filmmaker, from his early days as a critic to success as director of such classic French New Wave films as Contempt and Alphaville.Born in 1930, art ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Richard Brody has written about film and filmmakers for the New Yorker. He is the writer and director of the feature film Liability Crisis (1995). This is his first book.

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