For Ever Mozart
For Ever Mozart (1997)

Ironic, humorless and obscurely plotted, this highly symbolic effort is somewhat loosely divided into four sections. The rather free-form narrative begins as a noted philosophy professor, her husband, and their maid prepare to board a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 4, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 23, 2005
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

If what you're expecting is an austere, lyrical essay that takes many tangents and requires serious deciphering, For Ever Mozart is a film to be savored.

Fernando F. Croce

Art can't hold back the world's horrors in Jean-Luc Godard's grave and quizzical fugue

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Boxoffice Magazine

This feature from veteran iconoclast Jean-Luc Godard is as dense and complex as the rest of his later films, but it's more focused, perhaps due to its subject matter.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

The fact that he creates such a haphazard structure for them, and neglects to develop his character or devise much of a plot, suggests that Godard is more interested in talking to himself than to his audience.

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TV Guide

At times maddeningly obtuse and precipitously pretentious, at others remarkably moving and profound, this is, quite simply, a Godard film.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Enormously difficult to follow and offers little guidance from its maker.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

For Ever Mozart's wryly postmodern take on art vs. reality struck even some longtime Godard defenders as unconscionable at worst, tedious at best.

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Christopher Null

Random and uninspired, the film gets a few points for its looks, but nada for its plot.

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