Joy of Learning

Joy of Learning

Director: Jean-Luc Godard Cast: Juliet Berto
Juliet Berto
, Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Pierre Léaud
, Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
, Georges Leclerc
Georges Leclerc
Jean-Luc Godard
Joy of Learning

Joy of Learning

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

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Overview

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: 0738329224677
Original Release: 1968
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 36,143

Special Features

Booklet essays by Richard Hell and Adam Nayman; "Promenade Dans Le Gai Savoir," a video by Fabrice Aragno (DP on Goodby To Language and Film Socialisme); Audio commentary by film critic Adrian Martin; Trailers

Cast & Crew

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

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

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