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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


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.”

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Origins of the 21st Century Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

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