Alphaville (1965)

Alphaville (1965) 99 Min With no special sets, shot on location in Paris, Jean-Luc Godard cast B-Film Detective Eddie Constantine with Anna Karina to make a dystopian comment on the dehumanizing nature of a technology, using self-referential film noir techniques that often mock the genre.

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welcome

Blinding headlights flash

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Flash on and off neurotic codes

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The Legend speaks.

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This is an assault

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Premeditated                                                         despite2

On the audience and its Legend

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 All future is now present

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Alienated by the new style

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Of architecture

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Bullets in both breasts

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Snuff a lighter

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As only an American can do

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Reading Éluard’s Capital of Pain

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Caution discovers what illuminates

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The night is poetry

Machine guns eliminate the irrational

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While bathing beauties

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Dive in for the bodies.

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 A giant fan shreds light

Just as a computer Alpha 60 might

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With a voice box for its cancerous larynx

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Lemmy from Figaro-Pravda

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Under interrogation cites Pascal

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“The silence of infinite space appalls me.”

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Alpha 60 rejects the uncanny

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There is no WHY

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There is only BECAUSE

 codify

Who lives in the present

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Loses resistance

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Conscience demands action

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[Disposable Poem March 24, 2016]

Dr. Mike

Jump Cuts Anna Karina with Scissors ma_8

 

 

Something’s left out

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between subject and object

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to undermine the power

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of master over slave.

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Background fills in

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with quicksand the structures

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that suggest broken cities

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abandoned to the rain.

 

French film director Jean-Luc Godard during the filming of 'Sympathy For the Devil' (aka 'One Plus One'), featuring the Rolling Stones. Original Publication: People Disc - HF0546 (Photo by Larry Ellis/Getty Images)

Atrial fibulation proves there’s

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no steady heart between lovers;

Anna Karina And Jean-Luc Godard At Home In Paris. Paris, France, fÈvrier 1963 --- Jean-Luc GODARD et son Èpouse Anna KARINA chez eux, prËs de la place Saint-Michel ; Moment de tendresse alors que le cinÈaste lit le livre 'Le mÈpris', d'Alberto Moravia. (Photo by Jack Garofalo/Paris Match via Getty Images)

 the nitrate in each celluloid

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spontaneously combusts.

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[Disposable Anti-Poem April 9, 2013]

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