For Ever Mozart

  • Dir: Jean-Luc Godard

  • France, 1996, 86 minmins

  • Cast: Madeleine Assas, Bérangère Allaux, Ghalia Lacroix

Godard addresses the war in Sarajevo and Europe’s responsibility by questioning the capacity for art to intervene. Preparing for a movie that addresses history’s tragic repetitions, the aged filmmaker Vicky Vitalis accompanies his young daughter and nephew on their idealistic quest to mount a play by Alfred de Musset in war-torn Sarajevo. On their way, however, the youngsters are abandoned by Vitalis to face a tragic outcome. Guilt-ridden, Vitalis attempts to recreate the tragedy on film, only to be faced with its box-office failure. Meanwhile, Mozart’s music lives on at a youth concert nearby.

Venice Film Festival: Filmcritica Award

20/11 (FRI): Lecture with Dr. Derek Lam, Lecturer of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong. Approximately 1 hour, conducted in Cantonese. Audience who attends the course is eligible for a complimentary copy of Godard, Film, History (Chinese version only)

Package Discount : 25% discount to each purchase of 2 or above standard tickets to the film course. 30% discount to each purchase of standard tickets to ALL six film course sessions.


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