The famous Franco-Swiss filmmaker, who left more than a hundred films in nearly sixty years of career, died on Tuesday September 13, Liberation learned this morning. The man who began his career in the 1950s as a film critic was the director of masterpieces and popular successes such as Le Mépris, Pierrot le Fou or À bout de souffle, which made more than 2 million admissions in France. and ran for 17 weeks in the United States. Farewell to Language, released in 2014, was his last feature film. In 2017, director Michel Hazanavicius adapted for the cinema the book One Year After by Anne Wiazemsky, who was the director’s wife, in a film entitled Le Redoutable. Jean-Luc Godard was played by Louis Garrel.
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