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Jean-Luc Godard

Cinema’s perpetual provocateur has been inciting audiences for over half a century. From his early shorts to his most recent feature, we chart the advances of film's most enduring revolutionary.

Here you’ll find examples from the many milestones of his career, from the daring insouciance of Breathless to the discursive complexity of his 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema, and the playful poetry of his 2014 critical comeback, Goodbye to Language.

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Breathless / À bout de souffle
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Breathless / À bout de souffle

Film noir196090 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard’s extraordinary debut feature, an insouciant and iconoclastic crime film that paved the way for the French New Wave.

Le Mépris
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Le Mépris

Drama1963103 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard conducts an autopsy of love and the creative process, as a boorish film producer dismantles a seemingly strong marriage.

Film socialisme
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Film socialisme

Animation & Artists Moving Image201097 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard’s acerbic and disorienting essay on the decline of Western civilisation, shot aboard the famously grounded cruise ship, the Costa Concordia.

Bande à part
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Bande à part

Crime196495 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Godard's playful tribute to the Hollywood pulp crime movies of the 1940s, executed with typically Gallic cool.

A Century of French Cinema
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A Century of French Cinema

Documentary199550 minsDirector: Anne-Marie Miéville

Six regions, six films appraised for cultural and historical meaning. Produced by Jean-Luc Godard.

Two in the Wave
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Two in the Wave

200992 mins

Jean Luc-Godard and Francois Truffaut: the story of a friendship, a break-up and the birth of a new cinematic movement that would sweep the world.

Charlotte et son Jules
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Charlotte et son Jules

Drama195813 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard’s playful early homage to Jean Cocteau, featuring Jean-Paul Belmondo.

Charlotte et Véronique, ou Tous les garçons s’appellent Patrick
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Charlotte et Véronique, ou Tous les garçons s’appellent Patrick

Drama195720 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Godard sowed the seeds for the French New Wave with this early short, scripted by Eric Rohmer.

Une Histoire d'eau
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Une Histoire d'eau

Drama195812 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Truffaut’s romantic fable is reworked by Jean-Luc Godard in this early short by two giants of the French New Wave.

Vivre sa vie
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Vivre sa vie

Drama196283 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard

Anna Karina shines in Jean-Luc Godard’s critically acclaimed account of a Parisian woman's slow descent into prostitution.