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Contempt

Friday, February 1, 2019 - Sunday, February 3, 2019

Scenes from a marital breakdown between screenwriter (Michel Piccoli) and his wife (Brigitte Bardot), as both become enmeshed in the behind-the-camera struggles of a director (Fritz Lang) and producer (Jack Palance) as they film an adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey.

Part of our Winter 2019 season of Weekend Classics: Early Godard.

  • Country France/Italy
  • Year 1963
  • Running Time 102 minutes
  • Director Jean-Luc Godard
  • Writer Alberto Moravia (novel), Jean-Luc Godard (screenplay)
  • Editor Agnes Guillemot, Lila Lakshmanan
  • Cinematographer Raoul Coutard
  • Cast Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang