Le Gai Savoir

Jean-Luc Godard, 1969, France

While alone in an abandoned television studio, two militants, Emile Rousseau (Jean-Pierre Leaud) and Patricia Lumumba (Juliet Berto), have a discourse on language. Referring to spoken word as "the enemy"--the weapon used by the establishment to confuse liberation movements--the two deconstruct the meanings of sounds and images in an attempt to "return to zero" and truly experience the joy of learning.


  • 95 min
  • Color
  • In French with English subtitles


  • Blu-ray
  • DCP
  • DVD

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