Jean Luc Godard Collection DVD Special Features
Directors: Jean-Luc Godard
Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, Full Screen, NTSC, Subtitled
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Region: Region Free
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 50
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: Lions Gate
DVD Release Date: 2014
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Jean Luc Godard Collection DVD Overview
Jean-Luc Godard (French: [ʒɑ̃lyk ɡɔdaʁ]; born 3 December 1930) is a French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film critic. He is often identified with the 1960s French film movement La Nouvelle Vague, or "New Wave".
Like his New Wave contemporaries, Godard criticized mainstream French cinema's "Tradition of Quality",which "emphasized craft over innovation, privileged established directors over new directors,Jean Luc Godard Collection DVD and preferred the great works of the past to experimentation."To challenge this tradition, he and like-minded critics started to make their own films.Many of Godard's films challenge the conventions of traditional Hollywood in addition to French cinema.He is often considered the most radical French filmmaker of the 1960s and 1970s.Several of his films expressed his political views.His films also expressed his knowledge of film history through their references to earlier films. In addition, Godard's films often cite existentialism,Jean Luc Godard Collection as he was an avid reader of existential and Marxist philosophy.His radical approach in film conventions, politics and philosophies made him an influential filmmaker of the French New Wave.