Alphaville

Alphaville

A film by Jean-Luc Godard
Starring Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff

U.S. Secret Agent Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine) arrives from the Outlands in Alphaville, the becalmed territory ruled by the computer Alpha 60 where “No one has ever lived in the past, no one will ever live in the future, the present is the form of all life.” When Caution meets Natacha Von Braun (Anna Karina), the forbidden, illogical power of love opens the path to liberation. All of science fiction is a commentary on the present by way of an imagined future; Godard visually abstracted the Paris of 1964 by way of 1940s Hollywood in order to foreground its smoothly engineered consumer-driven impersonality. Alphaville is presented in a new DCP from Rialto Pictures.

 

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Technical Information

Production Year
1965
Language
French
Running Time
99 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
9:50pm · 5:40pm
Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
7:45pm
Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
5:10pm
Monday, Mar 24, 2014
7:45pm
Sunday, Mar 23, 2014
9:50pm · 5:40pm · 1:30pm
Saturday, Mar 22, 2014
7:45pm · 3:35pm · 11:30am
Friday, Mar 21, 2014
7:45pm · 3:35pm

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