Every Man for Himself
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Every Man for Himself
Sauve Qui Peut (la Vie), a pessimistic but visually stunning film, marks Jean-Luc Godard's return to cinema after having spent the 70s working in video. The film presents a few days in the lives of three people: Paul Godard (Jacques Dutronc ), a television producer; Denise Rimbaud (Nathalie Baye), his co-worker and ex-girlfriend; and Isabelle Riviera (Isabelle Huppert), a prostitute whom Paul has used. Denise wants to break up with Paul and move to the country. Isabelle wants to work for herself instead of her pimp. Paul just wants to survive. Their stories intersect when Paul brings… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Is Godard the prostitute or the pimp?"
‑ Jesse Cataldo, Slant Magazine
"has a pungent melancholy to it"
‑ Chris Cabin, Filmcritic.com
"Even in the same year as Raging Bull, Melvin and Howard, Dressed to Kill and The Long Riders it was still the freshest, most thrilling movie to behold."
‑ Armond White, New York Press
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