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Vivre sa vie 1962 15

85 mins France Director. Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard’s critically acclaimed drama tells the story of Nana (Anna Karina), a young Parisian woman who works in a record shop but finds herself disillusioned by poverty and a rapidly failing marriage. With dreams of becoming an actress and making it in the film industry, Nana is disappointed when nothing comes of it, and she quickly turns to a life of prostitution.

Told in 12 short episodes, Godard borrowed the aesthetics of the cinéma vérité approach to documentary film-making that was fashionable at the time with the result being a landmark of his career.

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Directed by

Jean-Luc Godard

Featuring

André S. Labarthe

Sady Rebbot

Anna Karina

Genres

Drama

Collection

Jean-Luc Godard Sight and Sound Greatest Films Poll

Certificate

15 moderate sex references

Released

1962

Country

France

Language

English

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