Nouvelle vague (New Wave)
Nouvelle vague (New Wave) (1990)

Nouvelle Vague marks the beginning of a period in Jean-Luc Godard's career in which he made films that looked back on his previous work. In these retrospective films, Godard asked himself whether it is possible to continue as a film… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1990
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Alain Delon stars in what may be the last truly great theatrical feature by Jean-Luc Godard to date.

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Derek Smith
Cinematic Reflections

Nouvelle Vague may be Godard's most complex and layered film, but attempting to unlock its secrets makes it one of his most rewarding.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Godard's opening salvo of the '90s sustains an elegiac note to unexpectedly potent effect.

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Delon, patently no longer his earlier vision of beauty, looks somewhat bemused -- as do emerging audiences.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

A good title rather badly used for Jean-Luc Godard's featherweight new film.

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Jeremy Heilman

The challenging experience of watching it is key to understanding what it has to offer.

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