Posts Tagged ‘vivre sa vie’

Brigitte Bardot (Camille Javal), Michel Piccoli (Paul Javal), Jack Palance (Jeremy Prokosch), Giorgia Moll (Francesca Vanini), Fritz Lang (Fritz Lang). Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Rating: 15. Running time: 103 minutes. Breathless cost Godard nothing. He filmed it on a handheld camera, created the impression of a sophisticated tracking shot by pushing his cinematographer along the pavement in a […]


Anna Karina (Nana), Brice Parain (The philosopher), Sady Rebbot (Raoul), André S. Labarthe (Paul). Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Rating: 15. Running time: 83 minutes. It’s no coincidence that Godard’s wife and New Wave muse, Anna, has only had her name changed to Nana for the purposes of Vivre Sa Vie. The […]


Shelley Duvall (Pam), Christopher Walken (Duane Hall), Carol Kane (Allison), Diane Keaton (Annie Hall), Woody Allen (Alvy Singer). Directed by Woody Allen. Screenplay by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman. Rating: 15. Running time: 93 minutes. Why do Woody Allen characters always feel like they are not characters at all, but only alter-egos of the man […]


Auteur theory states that directors, as the creative forces behind all films and the ultimate controllers of the photography, music, acting, editing, scenery and everything else, should be classed as artists in the same way Dylan, Dostoevsky and Da Vinci are. If there is ever a director with a style so distinctive, so original and […]