Le Gai Savoir ( The Joy of Learning )

Patricia (Juliet Berto) and Emile (Jean-Pierre Leaud) meet nightly on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris' 1968 student riots, the Vietnam War, posters, photographs, and cartoons form the backdrops to their words, which themselves are often their subject, as are images, sounds and juxtapositions. Godard's film is a montage, a meditation, a reflection on ideas - and how filmmaking is a path.

Year: 1969
Genre: Drama, French Cinema, Avant-garde / Experimental, International Showcase
Country: France
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Jean-Pierre Leaud, Juliet Berto
Duration: 88 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language and nudity.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)



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