La Chinoise

Director Jean-Luc Godard, whose advocacy of Maoism bordered on intoxication, infuriated many traditionalist critics with this swiftly paced satire. Disillusioned by their... Read more

La Chinoise

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Year: 1967
Running Time: 93
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French with English subtitles
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La Chinoise

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Anne Wiazemsky
Juliet Berto
Jean-Pierre Leaud

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Directed by Jean-Luc Godard


Paris, 1967. Disillusioned by their suburban lifestyles, a group of middle-class students, led by Guillaume (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Veronique (Anne Wiazemsky), form a small Maoist cell and plan to change the world by any means necessary. After studying the growth of communism in China, the students decide they must use terrorism and violence to ignite their own revolution. Director Jean-Luc Godard, whose advocacy of Maoism bordered on intoxication, infuriated many traditionalist critics with this swiftly paced satire.

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“Godard’s revolutionary period suddenly seems more relevant than ever, and still just as risky.”

“Crucial...a film of flamboyant beauty and ideological severity.”

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Roxy Hotel Cinema New York 1527739200May 31, 2018
Indiana University Cinema Bloomington 1518238800February 10, 2018
TIFF Bell Lightbox Toronto 1512450000December 5, 2017
Film Forum New York 1507867200October 13 - October 17, 2017
Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago 1507262400October 6 - October 12, 2017
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland 1506744000September 30 - October 1, 2017
Northwest Film Center Portland 1505707200September 18, 2017
Quad Cinema New York 1500609600July 21 - August 10, 2017


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