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Origins of the 21st Century

De l'origine du XXIe siècle

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
France, 2000
Documentary, Short, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

Commissioned by the heads of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival to make an opening-night short commemorating cinema as it enters its second full century, Godard instead offers up re-edited footage of wars and Nazi atrocities, interspersed with clips of “Gigi” and his own “À bout de souffle.”

Synopsis

Commissioned by the heads of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival to make an opening-night short commemorating cinema as it enters its second full century, Godard instead offers up re-edited footage of wars and Nazi atrocities, interspersed with clips of “Gigi” and his own “À bout de souffle.”

Origins of the 21st CenturyDirected byJean-Luc Godard

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Cannes Film Festival
2000

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