Special Preview: Eloge de l’Amour (CTBA)

Dir Jean-Luc Godard France 2001 1hr 37m SubtitledBruno Putzulu, Cecile Camp, Jane Davy, Françoise Verny’Not just a return to form but a return to emotion’ (LA Weekly). Universally acclaimed upon its Cannes premiere, this is a study of memory and history (and Hollywood imperialism) told through the four stages of love. It also continues the director’s interest in exploring the differences between film and video, with the first part shot in luminous B&W celluloid and the second in colour drenched digital video. Introduced by Michael Temple, Birkbeck College. ‘ELOGE reveals Godard at his most accomplished, intellectually acute, witty and playful.’ London Film FestivalThis special preview, hot on the heels of its UK premiere at the London Film Festival, is courtesy of Optimum Releasing. ELOGE will show at Cornerhouseearly in 2002.