Passion (Godard's Passion) (1982)

Passion (Godard's Passion)




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Passion, a major film in Jean-Luc Godard's ongoing investigation of the relations between painting and cinema, uses innovative forms to explore political and economic questions. Jerzy Radziwilowicz plays a director shooting a film whose scenes are all reproductions of paintings by Goya, Valasquez, and other European masters. Production comes to a halt when his producers refuse to increase his budget until he explains the film's story to them. Meanwhile, the director is ending an affair with … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville
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On DVD: Aug 25, 1998


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Critic Reviews for Passion (Godard's Passion)

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Mr. Godard has made a funny, fractured, totally self-absorbed movie, without a real story, about the making of a movie that has no real story.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | August 8, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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In spite of its best intentions, the film is a frustrating, even challenging, but ultimately empty experience.

Full Review… | February 14, 2008
DVD Review

A superb film with more narrative than one usually expects from Godard and a surprising amount of humor.

Full Review… | August 29, 2006
TV Guide's Movie Guide

An intriguing movie by Jean-Luc Godard about love and work

Full Review… | July 23, 2003
Spirituality and Practice

Audience Reviews for Passion (Godard's Passion)

does godard get credit for this mess because its a good film, or because he's jean luc godard? im not at all sure what he was doing here, but there are too many problems to list.

danny d

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