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FILM Pierrot le fou


Godard’s 60s: Pierrot le fou in IndieWire Reverseblog: The reverse Shot Blog

Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard, by Richard Brody. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2008. Hardcover $40.00. 720pp. ISBN: 0-805-06886-4.

Book review in Bright Lights Film Journal

Pierrot le fou
by Royal Brown in Cineaste, vol 33, no. 3 (summer 2008)

Jean-Luc Godard’s Pierrot le fou [2000]
David Wills

.pdf of introduction. 19 pages. 4 pages short of the end, but plenty of useful material.

wiki: Pierrot le fou


The central character of Ferdinand also embodies Jameson’s notion of the postmodern citizen as a victim of “compensatory decorative exhilaration” or a mass media-addled mindset in which individuals lose the ability to distinguish truth from fiction or important issues from trivial ones.

to ideas of

wiki: Frederic Jameson

on postmodernism.

September 8, 2009 Posted by | film [its techniques], Godard | Leave a comment