The more one talks, the less the words mean.– Jean-Luc Godard, Vivre Sa Vie (via ambivalence)
A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end… but not necessarily...– Jean-Luc Godard
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema...– Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard Interview (Andrew Sarris, 1994)
fuckyeahfrenchcinema: AS: I’ve always wondered how you hit upon the electrifying jump cuts in Breathless. Was it instinct? JLG: Yes, partly. But the fact is that, unless you are very good, most first movies are too long, and you lose your rhythm and your audience over two or three hours. In fact, the first cut of Breathless was two and a half hours and the producer said, “You have to cut out...
There are no new waves, there is only the ocean.– Jean-Luc Godard
The cinema is not an art which films life: the cinema is something between art...– Jean-Luc Godard