A Woman Is a Woman (Une femme est une femme)
A Woman Is a Woman (Une femme est une femme) (1964)

Director Jean-Luc Godard's deceptively blithe tribute to the musical comedy features Anna Karina as an exotic dancer who decides that it is time for her to have a child. When her lover refuses to commit to the decision, she turns her… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 18, 1964
DVD Release Date: June 22, 2004
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

The result is brash, defiant, gaudy and infinitely fragile.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

The most playful film to come out of the French New Wave, it's also the last time Jean-Luc Godard appeared to have any fun.

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Fernando F. Croce

Analytical whimsy, captivating dissonance

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

A charming document of the great filmmaker's fanciful yet serious dreams for cinema.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Une Femme Est une Femme moves us now because it's so playful and the players are so young.

Dan Jardine

In it's (own very funny) way, the inverting bricolage syntax of A Woman is a Woman is as challenging to comprehend as the allusive consciousness stream of an Eliot poem

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

A Woman Is a Woman may not have the urgency or the contradictions that made early Godard an icon, but in its new incarnation, it takes us back to a time when he could still provide the makings of a good argument.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A Woman Is a Woman is slight and sometimes wearisome.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It has a certain smugness about it that has always kept me at a distance from enjoying a Godard film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Graham Jones
Godard at his most playful. The jumbled score and dialogue make a one of a kind anti movie experience.
KJ Proulx
This film takes you on a down-to-earth roller coaster ride as you watch to learn what the true meaning of love is. As Angela (a practising night club stripper)… More
Randy Tippy
Sexy, charming and downright silly. Jean-Claude Brialy might be the only man on the planet who can repeatedly say "no" to Anna Karina and keep a… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"We should boycott women who don't cry."</i> Angela,a striptease artist, wants to have a baby and tries to persuade her boyfriend… More
Stella Dallas
the most charming godard i have yet seen. anna k. is too adorable
danny d
this experimental early godard film comes together as an unorthodox but entirely brilliant romance. an early film for the absolutely stunning anna karina, the… More

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