'Jean-Luc Godard, Dictionnaire des passions' propose d’approcher l’univers du cinéaste de manière originale, ludique, intrigante, inhabituelle. Jean-Luc Douin jalonne la vie et l’oeuvre de Jean-Luc Godard, les épisodes marquants de sa biographie, les thèmes qui lui sont familiers, et les correspondances souterraines qui relient les uns aux autres, au fil de 250 entrées qui déclinent des films (longs ou courts), des collaborateurs, des maîtres littéraires ou cinématographiques, des comédiens, des comédiennes. …
Even more extreme is the notion that an entire soundtrack dialogue, music, sound effects might be considered a musical event apart from the film and the venturesome German ECM label has just made this experiment with Jean Luc Godard's 1990 Film Nouvelle Vague. The French art film uses a wide variety of classical and pop music, from Hindemith to Patti Smith and the effect is that of brilliant collage. On the soundtrack disc, sound-effects intrude and modulate into music and voices, like electronic music. Music becomes part of real life, and the music invades the dialogue…
The artistic impact of Jean-Luc Godard, whose career in cinema has spanned over fifty years and yielded a hundred or more discrete works in different media cannot be overestimated, not only on French and other world cinemas, but on fields as diverse as television, video art, gallery installation, philosophy, music, literature, and dance
In 1968, an internationally renowned French film director unexpectedly lands in Abitibi, in the northwest of Quebec, to conduct political and mass-media experiments. This event fuels the revolutionary tendencies of Michel, a local young man, and the desire to travel the world of Marie, his girlfriend.
In 1989 Jean Luc discovers the ebony flute. Self taught flute-player, he was among the first generation of musicians to integrate this instrument into festoù-noz groups (Traditional Breton dance music).
Through practice in Brittany and numerous trips in Ireland, he has acquired a strong technical knowledge and has developed his own style. He likes to bring people together and engaged them in an artistic and musical experience. Nowadays, he moves through rich musical environment from traditional to classical via jazz with Breton, Malian, Polish, Brazilian and Arabic musicians and dancers.
Jean-Luc is also a renowned teacher and regularly runs music workshop in Brittany and abroad.