goodbye to language
There's Godard's much talked about dog Roxy who has more than a cameo in Goodbye to Language and there's the subversive use of 3-D. In a kind of cinematic guerilla warfare, this highest level of perspectival illusion is usurped throughout the film.
It's timely that A Fuller Life -- a documentary celebrating Samuel Fuller's career -- opens Friday at the Laemmle Noho 7 in Los Angeles, and that the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris has just mounted a massive retrospective of Francois Truffaut's work.
While the experience of watching the film in 3D is an incredibly unique one, Aragno and Godard also decided to make a 2D
A scene from Jean-Luc Godard's latest film "Goodbye To Language."
Godard's "adieu" is cynical. Language, he concludes, in this silver season of his life, is a failure.
Goodbye to Language is the title of the latest Jean-Luc Godard film, but it may has well have been called Goodbye to Filmmaking, I Hate You and Never Want to See You Again.