Film Socialisme

Film Socialisme

Jean-Marc Stehle as Otto Goldberg in FILM SOCIALISME, a film by Jean-Luc Godard. Picture courtesy Lorber Films. All rights reserved.

Film Socialisme (2010/2011)

Also Known As: Socialism, Socialisme

Opened: 06/03/2011 Limited

IFC Center06/03/2011 - 06/30/201128 days

Trailer: Click for trailer

Genre: French Drama (French w/English subtitles)

Rated: Unrated


A symphony in three movements.


The Mediterranean, a cruise ship.

Numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday...

An old man, a war criminal (German, French, American we don't know) accompanied by his grand daughter...

A famous French philosopher (Alain Badiou);

A representative of the Moscow police, detective branch;

An American singer (Patti Smith);

An old French policeman;

A retired United Nations bureaucrat;

A former double agent;

A Palestinian ambassador;

It's a matter of gold, as it was before with the Argonauts, but what is seen (the image) is very different from what is heard (the word).


At night, a sister and her younger brother have summoned their parents to appear before the court of their childhood.

One of the parents in fact has to appear on television to stand as a candidate in the local elections at...

The children demand serious explications of the themes of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.


Visits to six sites of true or false myths: Egypt, Palestine, Odessa, Hellas, Naples and Barcelona.