Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Rolling Stones + Godard = Sympathy for the Devil

UK 1968
Directed by Jean-Luc GODARD

Cast Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Marianne Faithfull, Anita Pallenberg, Anne Wiazemsky, Iain Quarrier, Sean Lynch ...

Godard's documentation of late 1960's western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver. Other notable subjects are the role of the media, the mediated image, A growing technocratic society, Womens Liberation, the May revolt in France and the power of language.

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