Born: 3 December 1930, Paris, France
Biography from Wikipedia
Additional quotes from Wikiquote. Wikiquote entries are "sourced" and may include items longer than those included here, particularly for poets, lyricists, and dramatists.
Jean-Luc Godard quotes:
Click here to find books by Jean-Luc Godard at Amazon.com
- A film is the world in an hour and a half. permalink
- Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self. permalink
"What is Cinema?" in Godard on Godard: Critical Writings, J. Narboni and T. Milne, eds. (1972)
- Cinema is halfway between life and art. permalink
- Photography is truth. And cinema is truth twenty-four times a second. permalink
- Style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body. Both go together, they can't be separated. permalink
- The cinema is not an art which films life: the cinema is something between art and life. Unlike painting and literature, the cinema both gives to life and takes from it, and I try to render this concept in my films. permalink
Please report any problems on this page! If you see any typos, incorrect attributions, deformed characters, or any other problem with this page, we want to fix it as soon
as possible. Please click here to report errors.
Note: Do not use titles in author searches, we don't use them, including president, senator, prime minister, king, queen, saint, or doctor, or abbreviations thereof. See explanation here.