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Richard Brody

Richard Brody is the movies editor for the New Yorker’s Goings On About Town and the author of Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard.

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La notte: Modern Love
La notte: Modern Love

A husband and wife in 1960s Milan are isolated from each other and displaced in the modern world in Michelangelo Antonioni’s tale of love and space.

By Richard Brody

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Living in Cinema: Rossellini and Bergman in Italy
Living in Cinema: Rossellini and Bergman in Italy

The neorealist master and the Hollywood icon forged a brilliant artistic path together, despite the backlash their controversial romance generated.

By Richard Brody

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The Darjeeling Limited: Voyage to India
The Darjeeling Limited: Voyage to India

One Every movie is two stories: the one it tells and the one that remains to be told about it by those involved in its creation. These two narratives converge in a certain current of the cinema of the past fifty years. Just as modernist painting b…

By Richard Brody

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Pierrot le fou:
Self-Portrait in a Shattered Lens

In February 1964, while shooting Band of Outsiders, Jean-Luc Godard announced his plans for a film based on a crime novel, Obsession, by the American writer Lionel White (translated into French as Le démon d’onze heures—literally, “The Eleven …

By Richard Brody