Jean-Luc Godard 2010
France/Switzerland | English and French, German and other languages with English subtitles | 102 minutes
Another triptych, the first and most mesmerizing section of which takes place aboard an ocean liner (the Costa Concordia to be exact, which would later run aground on the west coast of Italy) and is a stately yet relentless portrait of the pursuit of packaged "leisure", rendered in degraded images and sounds captured with cell phones. This is Godard’s first film shot entirely with digital cameras, and, as Amy Taubin put it in Film Comment, the images prove that Godard is "as much a master colorist in digital media as he has been in celluloid."
Venue: Francesca Beale Theater, Howard Gilman Theater