Tribute to Eric Rohmer

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Tribute to Éric Rohmer
Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
Release dates
Running time
3.5 minutes
Country France
Switzerland
Language French

Tribute to Éric Rohmer (French: Hommage à Éric Rohmer) (AKA Maurice Schérer) is a short 2010 video commissioned by Les Films du Losange[1] as a tribute to Éric Rohmer by his friend and former colleague Jean-Luc Godard, and is the work that directly precedes the release of the 2010 feature Film Socialisme in Godard's filmography. It was first presented at the Soirée en hommage à Éric Rohmer on February 8, 2010 at the Cinémathèque Française.[2][3] The short film consists of various titles of articles that Rohmer wrote for Cahiers du Cinema appearing on a black background as Godard's narration muses about brief, fragmented memories of Rohmer. It ends with a shot of Godard looking directly into the camera, the 16:9 image's aspect ratio suddenly squished into 4:3, as he finishes his monologue.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keller, Craig (May 19, 2010). "Jean-Luc Godard Interviewed by Jean-Marc Lalanne in LES INROCKS: "The Right of the Author? An Author Has Only Duties"". Cinemasparagus. cinemasparagus.blogspot.com. Retrieved 12 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Toubiana, Serge. "Soirée en hommage à Éric Rohmer". Cinémathèque Française. cinematheque.fr/. Retrieved 12 July 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "film: Godard Rohmer". Touchtouch Publishing/ (in French). touchtouchpublishing.com. Retrieved 12 July 2010. 

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