Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard, giant of French cinema, dies at 91

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The radical director of Breathless and Alphaville, and who was a key figure in the French New wave of filmmaking, has died.

Jean-Luc Godard: his last interview with Mediapart

France — Interview

Widely acclaimed French-Swiss cinema director Jean-Luc Godard, regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation, and a major figure of France’s New Wave cinema movement, died in Switzerland on Tuesday in an assisted suicide at the age of 91. Late last year he gave a rare interview to Mediapart’s Ludovic Lamant and Jade Lindgaard, who travelled to meet him at his home in Switzerland, when nothing went quite as had been planned, and which we republish here.

Films by four French directors short-listed for Cannes' top prize

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Jeran-Luc Godard’s 'Adieu au Langage' (Goodbye to Language) and Bertrand Bonnello’s 'Saint Laurent' among films competing for top prize.