Passion (Godard's Passion)
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Passion (Godard's Passion)
Passion, a major film in Jean-Luc Godard's ongoing investigation of the relations between painting and cinema, uses innovative forms to explore political and economic questions. Jerzy Radziwilowicz plays a director shooting a film whose scenes are all reproductions of paintings by Goya, Valasquez, and other European masters. Production comes to a halt when his producers refuse to increase his budget until he explains the film's story to them. Meanwhile, the director is ending an affair with Hanna (Hanna Schygulla), the wife of Michel (Michel Piccoli), who is the manager of the hotel… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mr. Godard has made a funny, fractured, totally self-absorbed movie, without a real story, about the making of a movie that has no real story."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"An intriguing movie by Jean-Luc Godard about love and work"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"In spite of its best intentions, the film is a frustrating, even challenging, but ultimately empty experience."
‑ Felix Gonzalez Jr., DVD Review
"This film has enough intellectual stimulation in it for me not to loathe it..."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A superb film with more narrative than one usually expects from Godard and a surprising amount of humor."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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