Vent d'Est

Film

Time Out says

Godard's target is representational cinema (Nixon-Paramount/Brezhnev-Mosfilm), and this film is one step in his struggle to create images and sounds that lie outside all ruling hegemonies. It's formulated as a barrage of angry sounds and a trickle of dramatically minimal images, returning constantly to a set of very basic questions: how can you represent oppression without being oppressive? Can you articulate revolutionary ideas without forging a new language to express them? Is any representation of a reactionary society bound to be politically wrong?

Details

Release details

Duration:
95 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Jean-Luc Godard
Screenwriter:
Jean-Luc Godard, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Sergio Bazzini
Cast:
Gian Maria Volonté
Anne Wiazemsky
Glauber Rocha
Jean-Luc Godard
George Götz