The Image Book
- 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.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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The Image Book14 May 2018
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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