If there was ever a story that needed to be transformed by the filmmaking process, the banal science-fiction pulp of Alphaville is it.
Qu’est-ce que c’est Godard’?
Godard renders the title character’s anomie as dispassionately as one might write out a math problem.
Contempt is about the impossibility of loving in a world where The Odyssey can’t be filmed.
Adolescent bliss has never been captured better on film.