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Jean-Luc Godard - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born December 3, 1930, Paris, France - Franco-Swiss director, screenwriter, editor, actor and film critic.
When Godard was 4 years old, the family moved to Switzerland. Here, in Nyon, he received his primary education, then from 1946 he studied in Paris, at the Lyceum of Buffon. However, at this moment he became interested in cinema and made the first attempts to engage in literary creation. As a result, he failed his bachelor's exam and returned home to Switzerland. In 1949 he entered the Sorbonne and studied anthropology there for some time. As a student, he spent a lot of time in the cinematographic clubs of Paris, in the French cinematheque. In 1951 he began writing articles about cinema in a specialized magazine.
In 1954 he made his film director debut with the short film Operation Concrete. In 1960, Godard released his first full-length film "On the Last Breath", which marked the emergence of a new wave in cinematography. Godard's next film, The Little Soldier (1960), was banned by the censorship and was released only three years later.
Godard's next films Live Your Life, The Carabinieri, and Contempt explore the complex socio-psychological problems facing society. In 1965, the film Alphaville was released, a fantastic dystopia denouncing technocracy and totalitarianism.
Godard actively participates in the May 1968 events, is one of the ideological inspirers of the “new left movement”, and makes a number of propaganda films.
Later, Godard returned to the "big cinema" and created several significant films: "Save who can (your life)", "Passion", "Name: Carmen".
In the 1990s, Godard created a large-scale film anthology "The History of Cinema". The film "Mozart - Forever" (1996) touches on the theme of the relationship between art and the artist, close to Godard.
Recently, Godard has often taken part in co-directorial projects such as Ten Minutes Older.
In 2011 he was awarded an Oscar for his contribution to the development of cinema.
In 2014, he directed the experimental 3D film Farewell to Speech, which won the Cannes Film Festival jury prize and several other awards. When summing up the results of 2014 "Goodbye Speech" entered the majority of the lists of the best films of the year.