SAINT LAURENT PRODUCTIONS AND ANTHONY VACCARELLO PRESENTS A NEW JEAN-LUC GODARD MOVIE FOR CANNES FESTIVAL
From 1960 onwards, the director Jean-Luc Godard changed the course of filmmaking with his innovative camera work and experimental narrative style, rejecting traditional conventions in favor of a more personal and artistic cinematic idiom: ‘La Nouvelle Vague.’
Saint Laurent is honored to present a special work Jean-Luc Godard was working on before passing, at 92, last September. Unconventional in its form, the short art project describes the ideas, references, and visuals he envisioned for a film that never came to be, giving the viewer rare insight into a genius’ mind and process.
Jean-Luc Godard’s last work, which Anthony Vaccarello has referred to as a ‘Trailer of a movie that will never exist’ will be screened as part of the official selection of the 76th Cannes Festival. On the occasion, Saint Laurent creative director Anthony Vaccarello – who produced the late director’s final project-says, “I greatly admired Jean-Luc Godard, one of cinema’s most influential masterminds.”
Saint Laurent Productions, a registered subsidiary of Saint Laurent, marks the first time a luxury brand has launched a dedicated film division. It was created by Vaccarello as a way to expand the creative impact and field of activities of the house. Confirming its commitment, Saint Laurent Productions will participate in this year’s edition of the Cannes Festival (16-27 May) with two films by legends of the cinema industry.