Too touchy-feely for some hardcore Godardians, "Notre Musique" is the most lucid of the master's recent films. More gnarly Godard may be found in "Moments Choisis des Histoire(s) du Cinéma", showing twice more as part of MOMA's opening extravaganza. An 85-minute distillation of his fin de siècle magnum opus, the five-hour, eight-part video "Histoire(s) du Cinéma", the heavily encoded Moments is another installation in Godard's long goodbye. The artist merges film and video as well as painting and cinema. Earnest stars rush the camera amid a flickering thaumascope effect. Moments might be an Oscar-night clip-fest doc transmitted from an unknown galaxy. "Not half a dozen men have ever been able to keep the whole equation of pictures in their heads," Fitzgerald wrote in "The Last Tycoon". Godard is one of them.
Theatrical Release: May 18, 2004 (Cannes Film Festival)
DVD Review: Optimum - Region 2 - PAL
Big thanks to Henrik Sylow for the Review!
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|Runtime||1:16:14 (4% PAL speedup)|
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|Audio||2.0 Dolby Digital French|