The iconic director, whose latest film "The Image Book" premiered at the festival, made a press conference appearance on FaceTime.
The iconic Jean-Luc Godard did not accompany his latest film The Image Book to Cannes, where he had his world premiere on Friday night, but the 87-year-old filmmaker on Saturday. English: www.mjfriendship.de/ He appears at the traditional press conference in Cannes, he does not appear in the flesh, but through FaceTime from Switzerland, where he lives and works.
A cinematic essay. English: www.cosmetic-business.com/en/showar…p?art_id=744 The picture book combines scenes from old films, photographs of contemporary violence and thoughts about the Arab world. And Godard was his typically gnomish self as he answered questions from journalists queuing up to talk to him by phone. "It's a bit of a machine-gun fire," joked the French New Wave lion when the high-tech experiment began.
"Cinema should not be so much about showing what's happening," he announced. "Movies should show what does not happen," a feeling he repeated several times during the discussion.
When asked about the events in the Arab world, he said, "I think they should be left alone to deal with their own affairs."
He also declined to talk about Russian politics. "I can not talk about Mr. Putin because I do not know him," he said, adding that he knew neither Emmanuel Macron from France nor Angela Merkel from Germany. But he continued: "Today in Russia something touches me without end, we have to be kind to Russia."
At another point, he offered: "Democracy is shrinking in Europe." Noting that Africans do more Children, as Europeans, he remarked: "I notice that there may be more love in Africa than in Europe."
Godard, whose 1965 film Pierrot le Fou made the image of this year's Cannes Poster adorns, targets, confirms his famous statement that "a movie should have a beginning, a middle, and an end, but not necessarily in that order," was a joke that he once addressed to Steven Spielberg and others.
Because his current film uses existing material that he manipulates, he emphasizes the importance of editing And he said about actors: "Many actors nowadays contribute to totalitarianism in relation to the images being filmed."
In creating his new movie, Godard testified, "I have seen more films in space four years ago than Thierry Fremaux has seen at the festival throughout his career."
Speaking about the process of filmmaking, He said, "When you produce a picture, be it from the past, the present or the future, you have to take two pictures each time to find the real good."
He made the random observation, "The Voice is not the same as language, and language is not necessarily language. "
Asked about the future of the film, he confessed," I find that the cinema, as I envision it, is a small Catalonia that owns it difficult to exist. " And he also predicted, "Over the next 10 years, we think in a few cinemas that are quite avant-garde, they will show my films and films in general."
Questione If he wants to make another film, he answered quickly It depends on my legs, it depends a lot on my hands, and it depends a bit on my eyes. "