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Contempt

Year:
Duration:
103 min | Finland:97 min | USA:102 min | Italy:82 min (re-edited version) (cut)
Genres:
Drama
IMDB rate:
7.8
Director:
Jean-Luc Godard
Details
Country: France
Release Date: 1964-12-18
Filming Locations: Isle of Capri, Naples, Campania, Italy
Earnings
Budget: $900,000
Opening Weekend: $14,826 (USA) (16 March 2008)
Gross: $33,233 (USA) (1 December 2013)
Cast
Actor
Character
Giorgia Moll
Giorgia Moll
Contempt
Brigitte Bardot
Camille Javal
Fritz Lang
Fritz Lang
Jack Palance
Jeremy Prokosch
Michel Piccoli
Paul Javal
Raoul Coutard
Cameraman
Jean-Luc Godard
Lang's Assistant Director
Linda Veras
Siren
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Trivia
Contrary to the myth that Jean-Luc Godard makes films without a screenplay, there was a script for Contempt (1963) and it ran to 132 pages.
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Producer Joseph E. Levine insisted on the Brigitte Bardot nude scene that opens the film, realizing that it was the only way he could sell a film that he hated.
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Godard was forced into shooting in CinemaScope.
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Goofs
It is possible that all "mistakes" in the film that involve visible equipment are intentional, or at least intentionally uncorrected: the film, after all, is about the artificiality of making a film, and the initial credit sequence shows filmmakers shooting the film itself.
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Quotes
Paul Javal: There's nothing like the movies. Usually, when you see women, they're dressed. But put them in a movie, and you see their backsides.
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Camille Javal: I like you better without the hat and cigar.
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Jerry Prokosch: I like gods. I like them very much. I know exactly how they feel - exactly.
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Photos from cast
Giorgia Moll
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