For Ever Mozart


For Ever Mozart

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Ironic, humorless and obscurely plotted, this highly symbolic effort is somewhat loosely divided into four sections. The rather free-form narrative begins as a noted philosophy professor, her husband, and their maid prepare to board a Bosnia-bound train. After disembarking in the war-torn country, the travelers are captured by Serbians.

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Critic Reviews for For Ever Mozart

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

  • If what you're expecting is an austere, lyrical essay that takes many tangents and requires serious deciphering, For Ever Mozart is a film to be savored.

    May 20, 2003
  • The fact that he creates such a haphazard structure for them, and neglects to develop his character or devise much of a plot, suggests that Godard is more interested in talking to himself than to his audience.

    Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
  • For Ever Mozart's wryly postmodern take on art vs. reality struck even some longtime Godard defenders as unconscionable at worst, tedious at best.

    Jan 31, 2014 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Art can't hold back the world's horrors in Jean-Luc Godard's grave and quizzical fugue

    Sep 6, 2009 | Full Review…
  • At times maddeningly obtuse and precipitously pretentious, at others remarkably moving and profound, this is, quite simply, a Godard film.

    Aug 29, 2006 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Random and uninspired, the film gets a few points for its looks, but nada for its plot.

    Aug 23, 2005 | Rating: 2.5/5

Audience Reviews for For Ever Mozart


In the confusingly fractured narrative, actors plan to stage a play in Sarajevo and a director tries to finish filming a movie, but as Jean Luc-Godard confesses it's all really just "signs bathing in the light of absent explanation." Everyone talks like a philosophy professor; it's brainy, but mostly a bore.

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