Contempt:

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Friday, March 1 | 8 pm


“Jean-Luc Godard’s subversive foray into commercial filmmaking is a star-studded Cinemascope epic. Contempt (Le Mépris) stars Michel Piccoli as a screenwriter torn between the demands of a proud European director (played by legendary director Fritz Lang), a crude and arrogant American producer (Jack Palance), and his disillusioned wife, Camille (Brigitte Bardot), as he attempts to doctor the script for a new film version of The Odyssey. Godard’s biggest commercial success, Contempt is a brilliant study of marital breakdown, artistic compromise, and the cinematic process.” -The Criterion Collection


Director Jean-Luc Godard | 1963 | In French with English subtitles | 103 minutes | NR | DCP 

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