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The Legacies of Jean-Luc Godard

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6 Principles of Parametric Construction in Jean-Luc Godard’s Passion Julien Lapointe This chapter contends that the editing in Godard’s Passion (1982) serves to create repeated stylistic patterns which exist for their own sake, independently of the narrative content. The film is therefore an example of what David Bordwell terms “parametric narration,” a subset of modernist filmmaking which merits further study.

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