Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard, one of the founding fathers of the French New Wave, has been an influential force in film since his first feature-length film, "A Bout de Souffle ("Breathless). Today, his influence extends across such key contemporary film-makers as Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese, Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders, Steven Soderbergh and Quentin Tarantino. Youssef Ishaghpour is Professor at University Rene Descartes, Paris V. His writings on cinema, painting, philosophy and literature have been widely...See more