The Image Book

  • 2018
  • Switzerland / France
  • Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard
  • Cast: Jean-Luc Godard
  • Language: French

Provocative but somewhat impenetrable documentary essay / installation piece by the old dog of the New Wave, shaped around images taken from artworks, news footage and classic films. Godard focuses heavily on images of violence and suffering; it’s largely unfathomable but always challenging.

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The Image Book

14 May 20182 stars

Cannes 2018: Apocalyptic, unfathomable essay film from the legendary Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard presents himself as a one-man You Tube in The Image Book (Le Livre d'Image, also known as The Picture Book). The old dog of the New Wave is as provocative, and impenetrable, as ever in a documentary essay / installation piece shaped…

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