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Jean-Luc Godard
(1930-____) born on
Dec 3
French director. He was a founder of French New Wave cinema; his controversial films include "Breathless," 1960 and "Hail Mary," 1985.
         
   
F
All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.

R
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
A
The truth is that there is no terror untempered by some great moral idea.
N
Truth is in all things, even partly, in error.
K
To me style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body -- both go together, they can't be separated.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Journal entry 16 May 1991. Quoted in: Projections (ed. by John Boorman and Walter Donohue, 1992).
R: "What Is Cinema?" in Les Amis du Cinéma (Paris, 1 Oct. 1952; repr. in Godard, on Godard, ed. and tr. by Tom Milne, 1968).
A: "Strangers on a Train," in Cahiers du Cinéma (Paris, 10 March 1952; repr. in Godard on Godard, ed. and tr. by Tom Milne, 1968).
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: Quoted in: Richard Roud, Godard, Introduction (1970; first published 1967).
   


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