A failing marriage and the problematic filming of 'The Odyssey' are intertwined in the revival of Jean-Luc Godard's masterpiece at the Nuart
di Kevin Thomas The Los Angeles Times
Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 "Contempt" opened at the old Academy Theater on Hollywood Boulevard in March 1965, without a press preview. Despite a scratchy print accidentally projected out of focus, the film was clearly a masterpiece, a poetic, deeply reflective reverie on the interplay between a disintegrating marriage and the problematic filming of "The Odyssey" in Italy.
Now revived at the Nuart in West L.A., it is one of Godard's most beautiful, fluid and romantic films, enriched by cinematographer Raoul Coutard's bold, sometimes symbolic use of color and by Georges Delerue's rapturous score. [...]
di Kevin Thomas, articolo completo (2459 caratteri spazi inclusi) su The Los Angeles Times 11 luglio 2008