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Contempt

A profoundly sad yet beautiful fable about the cinema, CONTEMPT is the story of Paul Javal (Michel Piccoli), a former writer of detective stories who has become a screenwriter of little consequence. He claims that he longs to write for the stage but he bel… (more)

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Contempt - Trailer
02:30 — Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts b (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Story Of That World
Ever unorthodox Jean-Luc Godard narrates his own credits, the opening to his 1964 movie-business tale Contempt, starring Brigitte Bardot, Michel Picco (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Like Gods
Unhappy producer Prokosch (Jack Palance) and writer Paul (Michel Piccoli) drop in on Fritz Lang (playing himself) and screening his fictional Odysseus (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'll Grab A Taxi
Big-shot Prokosch (Jack Palance) insists that Camille (Brigitte Bardot) ride with him and husband Paul (Michel Piccoli) is happy to grab a cab, in a k (more…)

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  • Review: A profoundly sad yet beautiful fable about the cinema, CONTEMPT is the story of Paul Javal (Michel Piccoli), a former writer of detective stories who has become a screenwriter of little consequence. He claims that he longs to write for the stage but he bel… (more)

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