Greatest final image in the history of cinema?
“The socialism of the film is the undermining of the idea of property, beginning with that of artworks"
- Jean-Luc Godard
“It’s impossible to dissociate sound from meaning”
- Roman Jakobson, quoted in Film Socialisme
In a time when sophisticated image-making technologies can now be carried around in an average person’s pocket, when the image has been democratized, Godard breaks down the traditional hierarchy between amateur and professionally helmed productions. This isn’t to say that Film Socialisme is an ugly…