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Contempt: Jim Jarmusch's Pick

Part of Films on the Green 2017

"Godard's big-budget contribution to one of my very favorite genres -- films about the process of filmmaking.
For me it’s one of the very greatest, along with Minnelli's TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN, Fellini's 8 1/2, and Fassbinder's BEWARE OF A HOLY WHORE. With a mesmerizing cast and plot, in gorgeous technicolor and cinemascope.
" - Jim Jarmusch

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
With Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Fritz Lang
1963 | Drama | PG | 1h43 | France | Rialto Pictures/Institut français

Parisian screenwriter Paul Javal and his wife Camilla join director Fritz Lang and American film producer Jeremy Prokosch on the set of an adaptation of Homer’s The Odysseyin Italy. Camille is bored and unhappy about this long journey away from home and among strangers...

#FilmsontheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Films in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public


In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro,and Amy Hargreaves.