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A Married Woman

Une femme mariée, fragments d’un film tourné en 1964 en noir et blanc

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
France, 1964


Charlotte is young and modern, not a hair out of place, superficial, cool; she reads fashion magazines – does she have the perfect bust? She lives in a Paris suburb with her son and her husband Pierre, a pilot. Her lover is Robert, an actor.

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A Married Woman Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
The sex scenes are daringly fragmented and almost abstract while the narrative is bluntly symmetrical.
July 08, 2016
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Remarkably chilly and precise even for the legendary director, providing a peek at where his career would head after his run of comparatively quasi-populist 1960s-era hallmarks. A Married Woman is exhilarating in its masterful suggestion of how fictional films could formally evolve, utilizing documentary and image and narrative fragmentation in fashions that have proven to be greatly influential.
May 31, 2016
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The film heralded a major leap in Godard’s evolution as an artist, announcing the arrival of a sophistication further honed the next year in Alphaville and Pierrot le Fou. But it’s also an extraordinarily rich and provocative picture in its own right.
December 01, 2015
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