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Origins of the 21st Century

De l'origine du XXIe siècle

directed by Jean-Luc Godard
France 2000
  • 13 min
147 Ratings


Commissioned by the heads of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival to make an opening-night short commemorating cinema as it enters its second full century, Godard instead offers up re-edited footage of wars and Nazi atrocities, interspersed with clips of “Gigi” and his own “À bout de souffle.”