Jean-Luc Godard (b. 1930)

Histoire(s) Du Cinéma (1999)

    Chapitre Un

    1-1 Toutes Les Histoires 50:33
    2-1 Une Histoire Seule 41:37

    Chapitre Deux

    3-1 Seul Le Cinéma 26:3
    3-2 Fatale Beauté 27:50

    Chapitre Trois

    4-1 La Monnaie De L'Absolu 26:25
    4-2 Une Vague Nouvelle 26:41

    Chapitre Quatre

    5-1 Le Contrôle De L'Univers 27:16
    5-2 Les Signes Parmi Nous 36:34

    Music By – Anita O'Day (tracks: 1-1), Anton Webern (tracks: 3-1, 4-2), Arthur Honnegger (tracks: 1-1, 2-1), Arvo Pärt (tracks: 1-1, 3-2, 4-1, 5-2), Bernard Herrmann (tracks: 2-1, 3-1), Béla Bartók (tracks: 1-1, 2-1, 3-2, 4-1), Camille Saint-Saëns (tracks: 1-1), Carlo Gesualdo (tracks: 4-2), David Darling (tracks: 3-2, 4-2 to 5-2), Dino Saluzzi (tracks: 3-1), Dmitri Shostakovich (tracks: 2-1, 3-1, 4-2), Franz Liszt (tracks: 1-1), Franz Schubert (tracks: 1-1), Georges Bizet (tracks: 1-1), Giacomo Puccini (tracks: 1-1, 4-1), Giya Kancheli (tracks: 3-1, 4-2, 5-1), Gustav Mahler (tracks: 1-1, 4-2), Heinz Holliger (tracks: 4-1), Igor Stravinsky (tracks: 1-1, 2-1, 3-2), Johann Sebastian Bach (tracks: 1-1 to 4-1), John Coltrane (tracks: 2-1), Keith Jarrett (tracks: 4-1), Ketil Bjørnstad (tracks: 5-1, 5-2), Leonard Cohen (tracks: 1-2, 2-1), Ludwig van Beethoven (tracks: 1-1, 3-2, 4-2), Meredith Monk (tracks: 3-1), Paco Ibáñez (tracks: 3-2), Paul Hindemith (tracks: 1-1 to 4-2), Robert Schumann (tracks: 4-1), Roberto Cocciante (tracks: 4-1)

    Voice [Interpretation] – Alain Cuny, André Malraux, Anne-Marie Miéville, Bérangère Allaux, David Warrilow, Ezra Pound, Geneviève Pasquier (2), Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gos, Julie Delpy, Juliette Binoche, Paul Celan, Sabine Azéma, Serge Daney

    ""Histoire(s) du cinéma" - as TV series/video essay - was made for Canal+, ARTE and Gaumont, from 1988 to 1998. The work subdivides into four chapters of two parts each. Of those four chapters, the first was broadcasted on five European channels simultaneously, the three others have been screened at film festivals. The series was shown as part of an installation at Documenta X, the interdisciplinary arts festival in Kassel, Germany, in 1997. The Museum of Modern Art in New York has screened each episode as it has become available.

    Histoire(s) du cinéma The complete soundtrack

    Histoire(s) du cinéma 1
    chapitre un (a)
    toutes les histoires
    Kapitel eins (a)
    alle Geschichten
    chapter one (a)
    all stories
    chapitre un (b)
    une histoire seule
    Kapitel eins (b)
    eine Geschichte allein
    chapter one (b)
    one story only

    Histoire(s) du cinéma 2
    chapitre deux (a)
    seul le cinéma
    Kapitel zwei (a)
    allein das Kino
    chapter two (a)
    the cinema only
    chapitre deux (b)
    fatale beauté
    Kapitel zwei (b)
    fatale Schönheit
    chapter two (b)
    fatal beauty

    Histoire(s) du cinéma 3
    chapitre trois (a)
    la monnaie de l'absolu
    Kapitel drei (a)
    das Geld des Absoluten
    chapter thee (a)
    the currency of the absolute
    chapitre trois (b)
    une nouvelle vague
    Kapitel drei (b)
    eine neue Welle
    chapter three (b)
    a new wave

    Histoire(s) du cinéma 4
    chapitre quatre (a)
    le contrôle de l'univers
    Kapitel vier (a)
    Kontrolle des Universums
    chapter four (a)
    control of the universe
    chapitre quatre (b)
    les signes parmi nous
    Kapitel vier (b)
    Zeichen unter uns
    chapter four (b)
    signs amongst us

    Jean-Luc Godard Interviewed by Serge Daney (in French)

    The Godard interview with Serge Daney was done in the early 1980s and broadcast on Radio France after Daney's death in 1992. Daney was the most influential French film critic of his generation, and known for his writings in Cahiers du Cinema and Liberation.

    Special thanks to David Grubbs

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