Godard as Architect

Villa Malaparte Capri

Film director Godard’s has shown a keen interest in buildings througout his filmmaking career. His films reflect his interest in spaces, how they change and how their changes affect us. Below Richard Martin – essay, writer and lecturer  (author of The Architecture of David Lynch) examines Godard’s use of architecture in films including À bout de souffle (1960), Le Mépris (1963) and Week End (1967).

Watch classic Jean-Luc Godard films mentioned in the video on BFI Player.



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