OH, WOE IS ME! (Jean-Luc Godard, 1993)

Jean-Luc Godard’s Hélas pour moi brings the myth of Zeus, Amphitryon and wife Alcmene into the present. It is a film “in search of God”—this from an artist who had otherwise seemed to get along without God just fine. Eight years later, his masterpiece, Éloge de l’amour (2001), would achieve, I believe, an epiphany—the apotheosis […]