Jean-Luc Godard, the respected filmmaker at the heart of the French New Wave movement, died at the age of 91.
He was known to direct a series of radical, changing films during the late 1950s and 1960s, including Breathless and Alphaville.
The news of Godard’s death was reported by a French newspaper Liberation.
Along with contemporaries such as Éric Rohmer, Jacques Rivette, and François Truffaut, Godard was a central figure in new waveexperimental film movement that emerged in France in the late 1950s.
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