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16 - 24 October 2021: Pierrot le fou

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Pierrot le fou
Jean-Luc Godard, 1965, 110 min
French with English subtitles

“In this stunning exploration of personal and global violence, Godard depicts the picaresque journey across France of a disaffected Everyman and his girlfriend, who become involved in criminal activities along the way. The film includes direct references to Angola, Vietnam, and South Africa as it employs a dramatic and symbolic use of color. The film’s abstracted directorial style is perhaps best explained by the director’s response to the question of why it contains so much blood: "It is not blood but red." The film also features brief appearances by director Sam Fuller and actor Jean-Pierre Léaud.” – Harvard Film Archive


Part of our tribute to Jean-Paul Belmondo

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Pierrot Le Fou Saturday 16.10.21 8:15 pm Book
Pierrot Le Fou Sunday 24.10.21 8:15 pm Book