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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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.

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: 46,102

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

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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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