Jean-Luc Godard’s – MASCULIN-FEMININE – issued on Blu Ray

MASCULIN-FEMININEMASCULIN-FEMININE – THE CRITERION COLLECTION(PG) 1966 FRANCE B/W GODARD, JEAN-LUC BLU RAY £19.99
In this study of the generation conflict, Paul is fresh from military service when he falls for
aspiring pop star Madeleine, but as his girlfriend’s career start to take off, Paul becomes disillusioned with life and takes an interest in left wing politics.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy from-

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Jean-Luc Godard’s – LE LIVRE D’IMAGE/THE IMAGE BOOK – released on Blu Ray

Image Book0LE LIVRE D’IMAGE/THE IMAGE BOOK (15) 2018 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC BLU RAY – £15.99
Award-winning director Jean-Luc Godard directs this abstract essay film combining news footage, film clips and random images with a disjointed soundtrack and narration by Godard himself.

In English with English subtitles

FRENCH AND ENGLISH NOTES TO LE LIVRE D’IMAGE-THE IMAGE BOOK

BFI REVIEW – https://www2.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/reviews-recommendations/image-book-jean-luc-godard-ruminative-radical-montage

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Jean-Luc Godard’s classic new wave film – A BOUT DE SOUFFLE/BREATHLESS – re-issued on dvd and Blu Ray

BreathlessA BOUT DE SOUFFLE/BREATHLESS (PG) 1959 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC DVD – £17.99 DVD – £22.99
Godard’s first film is now seen as the key film in the French new wave.
The film recount the love brief love affair between petty criminal Michel and young American student Patricia. However when Michel kills a policeman the pair go on the run.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

TEACHERS NOTES

ENGLISH FILM GUIDE

DVD & Blu Ray available to buy from-

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French movie – LE REDOUTABLE/REDOUBTABLE – is out on dvd

RedoubtableLE REDOUTABLE/REDOUBTABLE (15) 2017 FRANCE HAZANAVICIUS, MICHEL £17.99
Paris 1967, filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior.

As Godard gets more involved in political protests he struggles to control his jealousy as his relationship with, his now young wife, Anne Wiazemsky becomes strained.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH NOTES TO LE REDOUTABLE

ENGLISH NOTES TO LE REDOUTABLE

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Jean-Luc Godard’s – WEEKEND – re-issued on dvd and Blu Ray

WeekendWEEKEND (18) 1967 FRANCE GODARD, GODARD, JEAN-LUC DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Weekend trip to the countryside turns into a nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse.

This comedy follows bourgeois couple Roland and Corinne Durand as they take a trip into the country. However, their journey is anything but peaceful as they join an endless traffic jam punctuated with the carnage of violent road accidents.

When they finally arrive at Corrine’s parents’ house to secure her inheritance, they are greeted with an unwanted surprise. When they attempt to leave, the couple discover French society has collapsed and they are captured by revolutionary cannibals.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy from-

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JEAN-LUC GODARD & JEAN-PIERRE GORIN boxset issued in dual format dvd and Blu Ray

JEAN-LUC GODARDJEAN-LUC GODARD & JEAN-PIERRE GORIN: FIVE FILMS 1968-1971 (15) FRANCE DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY – £59.99
Collection of five films by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin. Featrures – Un Film Comme Les Autres (1968), British Sounds (1970), Le Vent D’est (1970), Lotte in Italia (1971) and Vladimir et Rosa (1971).
UN FILM COMME LES AUTRES (1968) – Workers at a car factory argue with revolutionary students about the social upheaval caused by the 1968 French workers’ and students’ protests.

BRITISH SOUNDS (1970) – Hour-long experimental documentary made for London Weekend TV with a ten minute long tracking shot along a Ford factory floor, as a narrator reads from The Communist Manifesto.

LE VENT D’EST (1970) – The film analyzes the different components of the strike: the workers, the radical students, the union delegates who preach moderation and compromise, the employers who demand the immediate resumption of work, the police state that suppresses the strike on behalf of capitalism.

LOTTE IN ITALIA (1971) – focuses on a young women Italian activist who has fallen prey to bourgeois ideology.

VLADIMIR ET ROSA (1971) – The directors re-interpretation the Chicago Eight US anti-Vietnam War protests as defendants in the French revolutionary society, with Godard and Gorin play Lenin and Karl Rosa, respectively

Special Features

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition presentation of all films
Original uncompressed monaural audio
Optional English subtitles
A Conversation with JLG – Interview with Jean-Luc Godard from 2010 by Dominique Maillet and Pierre-Henri Gibert
Michael Witt on Godard, Gorin and the Dziga Vertov Group – Professor Witt, author of Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian, takes an in-depth look at the films and filmmakers of this collection
“Schick After-Shave” – a 1971 commercial by Godard
Newly commissioned artwork by Scott Saslow
A 60-page full-colour booklet featuring a revised version of a lengthy essay by Michael Witt never before published in English; vintage texts by Godard appearing in English for the first time; archival interviews with Godard and Gorin; and a copious selection of stills from the films.

 

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JEAN LUC GODARD Blu Ray collection released in the UK

Godard The Essential CollectionGODARD: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION (15) FRANCE 5 DISCS BLU RAY ONLY £69.99

Films featured are –

A BOUT DE SOUFFLE (PG) 1959 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Godard’s first film is now seen as the key film in the French new wave.

ALPHAVILLE (PG) FRANCE 1965 B/W GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Stylish fantasy about a futuristic city ruled by a dictator.

LE MEPRIS (15) 1963 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Jean-Luc Godard directs a film about making a movie with lots of movie-in-jokes. Stars Brigitte Bardot, Fritz Lang (plays a director) and Jack Palance.

PIERROT LE FOU (15) 19765 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Jean-Paul Belmondo stars in a tragic tale of a romantic couple who cannot escape fate no matter how far they flee.

UNE FEMME EST UNE FEMME (PG) 1961 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Landmark film of the French New Wave that weaves a tale of desperation and deceit.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

A Truffaut & Godard dvd releases from last year which might have been missed.

Two in the WaveTWO IN THE WAVE(E) 2010        LAURENT, EMMANUEL           £15.99
Documentary charting the rise and fall of the friendship between Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, the two leading filmmakers of the French New Wave in the 1950s and ’60s. Drawing heavily on archive footage, film clips and interviews, the film shows how the political and artistic differences between the two men eventually caused them to disagree so vehemently in the aftermath of the May 1968 strikes in France that they remained enemies until Truffaut’s death in 1984.

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

Jean-Luc Godard - Four Short FilmsJEAN-LUC GODARD: FOUR SHORT FILMS(E) 1993 – 2002 £28.99
Four short films by seminal French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard – De l’origine du XXIe siècle, The Old Place, Liberté et patrie & Je vous salue, Sarajevo . Also included is a 120-page hardback book incorporating complete texts, an essay & over 70 images from the films.

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