has revealed details of his follow-up to “The Image Book
,” which saw the French New Wave
luminary take his experimental approach in bold new directions. Though his next project doesn’t yet have a title, it does have a narrative: “It will tell the story of a Yellow Vest woman who breaks up with her boyfriend,” Godard told Les Inrockuptibles. “The theme is inspired by Racine’s Bérénice. The character brings to mind Bérénice when Titus comes back to the State.”
“It won’t be made just of what you call archival images. There will also be a shoot. I don’t know whether I’ll find what one calls actors. I’d like to film the people one sees on news channels but plunging them into a situation where documentary and fiction blend,” Godard added.
He continued, “I don’t know whether they’ll agree to be filmed in relation to themselves,