Joy of Learning

Joy of Learning

Juliet Berto
Director: Jean-Luc Godard Cast: Juliet Berto
Juliet Berto
, Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Luc Godard

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This experimental minimalist drama by Jean-Luc Godard is a totally plotless exploration of film language. The setting is a darkened soundstage with only a single light to illuminate two actors who discuss philosophy. The philosophy reflects the director's most radical thoughts about making films. When not discussing films, the two play word-association games. Though named Le Gai Savoir, this film is not based on the book of the same title by Friedrich Nietzsche but, very loosely, on Jean Jacques Rousseau's Emile.

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/10/2017
UPC: 0738329224660
Original Release: 1968
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 54,681

Special Features

Booklet essay by Richard Hell and Adam Nayman "Promenade Dans Le Gai Savoir," a video by Fabrice Aragno (DP on Goodbye to Language and Film Socialisme) Audio commentary by film critic Adrian Martin

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Juliet Berto Patricia Lumumba
Jean-Pierre Léaud Emile Rousseau

Technical Credits
Jean-Luc Godard Director,Screenwriter
Georges Leclerc Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Le Gai Savoir
1. Reflector Of Consciousness [5:31]
2. Disorder [7:06]
3. Isolated [9:29]
4. Until Death [14:34]
5. Blatant Truths [4:59]
6. Soung Is Missing [4:49]
7. Exploration [18:54]
8. Imperialist Film [6:41]
9. Utopian Ideology [16:37]
10. Film Is A Failure [3:34]

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