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Anna Karina introduces Le Mépris
Anna Karina introduces Le Mépris

Anna Karina introduces Le Mépris 2016

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Anna Karina introduces Le Mépris 2016

6 mins United Kingdom

Jean Luc-Godard’s regular '60s muse discusses how she was replaced by another screen icon, Brigitte Bardot, for his revered masterpiece. She also reveals to critic Jason Solomons another major actor who was in talks for the part, and what her then-husband Godard felt about the reaction to the film.

Featuring

Jason Solomons

Anna Karina

Genres

Inside Film Non-Fiction

Collection

Jean-Luc Godard

Released

2016

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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