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The Image Book (2018)

Le livre d'image (original title)
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Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.

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Jean-Luc Godard

Writer:

Jean-Luc Godard
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Jean-Luc Godard ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dimitri Basil Dimitri Basil
Jean-Pierre Gos ... Voice-over
Anne-Marie Miéville Anne-Marie Miéville ... Narrator (voice)
Jacques Perconte Jacques Perconte ... Après le feu
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Do you still remember how, long ago, we trained our thoughts? Most often we'd start from a dream. We wondered how, in total darkness, colours of such intensity could emerge within us. In a soft, low voice. Saying great things. Surprising, deep and accurate matters. Image and words. Like a bad dream written on a stormy night. Under western eyes. The lost paradises. War is here.

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« Te souviens-tu encore comment nous entraînions autrefois notre pensée ? Le plus souvent nous partions d'un rêve... Nous nous demandions comment dans l'obscurité totale Peuvent surgir en nous des couleurs d'une telle intensité D'une voix douce et faible Disant de grandes choses D'importantes, étonnantes, de profondes et justes choses Image et parole On dirait un mauvais rêve écrit dans une nuit d'orage Sous les yeux de l'Occident Les paradis perdus La guerre est là... »

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The best film I have ever seen
21 December 2018 | by astghik_ghazaryanSee all my reviews

This film is not for everybody, so if you dislike it, it's okay. But for me, this is really the best film I have ever seen. And I've seen Felini, Tarkovsky, Antonioni, Bertolucci, Haneke and many other great filmmakers. But GODARD IS THE GOD OF MONTAGE. Sometimes I even forget that he's 88 years old. I just can't imagine how the hell he does these kind of things at his age. This is my first review in Imdb. I just got registered, so I can write a review on this film, because everybody was complaining about how bad it was. I just realized I don't even have words to review. Sorry. This is it. At least I can tell you that you need to watch this before you die.


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Country:

Switzerland | France

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Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Tunisia

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,854, 27 January 2019

Gross USA:

$94,153

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$130,802
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Dolby Surround 7.1

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1.78 : 1
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