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Five Films, 1968-1971
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6xBLU-RAY

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11/28/2017

"After finishing his film Weekend in 1967, Jean-Luc Godard shifted gears to embark on engaging more directly with the radical political movements of the era, and thus create a new kind of film, or, as he eventually put it: 'new ideas distributed in a new way.' This new method in part involved collaborating with the precocious young critic and journalist, Jean-Pierre Gorin. Both as a two-person unit, and as part of the loose collective known as the Groupe Dziga Vertov (named after the early 20th-century Russian filmmaker and theoretician), Godard and Gorin would realize 'some political possibilities for the practice of cinema' and craft new frameworks for investigating the relationships between image and sound, spectator and subject, cinema and society. Included here are five films, all originally shot in 16mm celluloid, that serve as examples of Godard and Gorin's revolutionary project: Un film comme les autres (A Film Like Any Other) (1968); British Sounds aka See You at Mao (1969); Vent d'est (Wind from the East) (1970), Lotte in Italia/Luttes en Italie (Struggles in Italy) ( 1971), and Vladimir et Rosa (Vladimir and Rosa) (1971). High-definition digital transfer. High-definition Blu-ray (1080p) and standard-definition DVD presentations. Original uncompressed monaural audio. Optional English subtitles. A conversation with JLG: interview with Jean-Luc Godard from 2010 by Dominique Maillet and Pierre-Henri Gibert. 100-page full-colour book containing English translations for the first time of writing by, and interviews with, Godard and Gorin, and more. Total run time: 456 minutes."