Goodbye to Language 3D
aka Adieu au langage
First screened in September 2014 / Most recently screened in January 2015
Director: Jean-Luc Godard. Cast: Héloise Godet, Kamel Abdeli, Richard Chevallier, Zoé Bruneau, Christian Gregori, Jessica Erickson, voice of Jean-Luc Godard. Screenplay: Jean-Luc Godard.

Twitter Capsule: 3D unbound. Godard swipes your iPhone, converts it to a fully live lunar module, hands it back to you, sneers.

Second Capsule: Language without grammar. Chaos and coherence. Nude but not bare. Animal but eloquent. ART but not solemn.

VOR:   Capacity for viewer irritation is high, but so is capacity for thought, merriment, and awe. Genuine innovations in deploying 3D, and fresh takes on the collapse of signification.

Photo © 2014 Wild Bunch/Canal+/Kino Lorber Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Cannes Film Festival: Jury Prize (tie)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Picture

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