The Joy of Knowledge
- Original title
Le gai savoir (The Joy of Knowledge)
- Running Time
- 95 min.
- Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Jacques Rousseau
- Georges Leclerc
- Juliet Berto, Jean-Pierre Léaud
- Production Co.
- Anouchka Films / Bavaria Atelier
- Synopsis / Plot
- Two young militants meet in a deserted television studio and start to discuss radical ideas about film-making. They are Émile, the great-great-grandson Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Patricia, a child of the Cultural Revolution. They agree that if cinema is to survive it must reinvent itself, it must go back to its very beginning and start all over again, using image and sound in a radically different way.
: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
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