Dir: Jean-Luc Godard
France/Italy, 1967, 104min, DCP
Cast: Jean Yanne, Mireille Darc, Jean-Pierre Léaud
Considered by many to be the last great film of Godard’s early period, Week End is a spirited call for revolution, shot in glorious technicolor by the recently deceased Raoul Coutard, that arrived on screens just months before France exploded in political upheaval. The film follows a bourgeois couple, both involved in affairs as well as plots to murder each other, heading out on the road to secure an inheritance. Bursting with visual inventiveness and infused with a jet black sense of humor, Week End presents the world as an orgy of disorder, destruction and death fueled by infidelity, murder and even cannibalism. Less driven by narrative, Godard instead presents his ideas as a series of imaginatively staged vignettes, the most celebrated of which tracks through a neverending traffic jam plucked from the depths of Hell.
1968 Berlin International Film Festival, In Competition
15/01/2017(Sun): Post-screening talk with Long Tin
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- Chinese Subtitles
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- Post-screening discussion with the director
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