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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Review: Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard

User Review  - James Wolf - Goodreads

While Everything is Cinema is an effective and interesting biography of Jean-Luc Godard, as a work of criticism it is a monumental failure. This failure is a direct result of Brody's attempt to merge ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard

User Review  - Mark Crouch - Goodreads

So this is pretty great. Brody's exhaustive biography of one of the most influential filmmakers/intellectuals of the 20th/21st century is a very deep and rewarding experience. When beginning this book ... Read full review

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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