La Chinoise

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PrintBrody Presents Godard

La Chinoise

  1. Thursday, November 7, 2013 9:30 p.m.
Image from the movie La Chinoise
Set in 1967 Paris, a group of middle-class students disillusioned by their suburban lifestyles, led by Guillaume (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Veronique (Anne Wiazemsky), form a small Maoist cell and plan to change the world by any means necessary. After studying the growth of communism in China, the students decide they must use terrorism and violence to ignite their own revolution. Director Jean-Luc Godard, whose advocacy of Maoism bordered on intoxication, infuriated many traditionalist critics with this swiftly paced satire. In French language with English subtitles. (35mm Presentation)


Richard Brody is scheduled to introduce.