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Godard’s ‘Contempt’ at Film Forum

Michel Piccoli and Brigitte Bardot in Jean-Luc Godard’s Contempt

A new 50th anniversary restoration of Jean-Luc Godard’s Contempt (1963), the director’s look at a crumbling marriage, will play at Film Forum for a two-week engagement starting on September 6. The movie stars Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, and Jack Palance.

Phillip Lopate will introduce the 7:45 PM show on Friday, September 6, at a special event co-sponsored by The New York Review of Books. The NYRB Classics edition of Moravia’s novel will be on sale at Film Forum during the run. Film Forum is located at 209 West Houston Street in New York City.