Godard’s stunning study on a woman’s struggle in a man’s world in 12 parts, Vivre sa vie is brought to Blu-ray by the BFI.
Weekend is Jean Luc Godard’s frontal assault on the foibles of the middle class and their values or lack thereof. The Criterion Collection offers this restored version featuring decent if not outstanding sight and sound. Current viewers may find this film’s heavy-handed political agenda to be tough sledding.
StudioCanal Collection in the UK enters with their superb looking edition of Jean-Luc Godard’s classic, Breathless, but it’s just a little weaker on extras than the Criterion release in the US.
Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless changed filmmaking forever and defined the French New Wave. Now it gets a definitive high definition Blu-ray release from the Criterion Collection collectors should enjoy.
The price of Hollywood, the price of being a god, the dissolution of love — it’s Godard’s most traditional narrative, but “traditional” doesn’t mean banal when it comes to Godard, the complex emotional and symbolic layers of Le Mépris and its leading actress Brigitte Bardot.
Light, colorful, raw emotion, and an improvised story based around a broad narrative — this is Jean-Luc Godard’s Pierrot le fou presented in a superb transfer from The Criterion Collection on Blu-ray Disc.