Jean-Luc Godard was brought forth into the world on December 3, 1930. Godard became notable for his career as a film director, screenwriter, and film critic.
A native of Paris, France, he rose to stardom as a pioneer of the 1960s French New Wave film movement.
The French-Swiss film director who was arguably the most influential French filmmaker of the post-war era first received global acclaim for his 1960 feature Breathless.
He was noted to have helped establish the New Wave movement with his work making use of frequent homages and references to film history.
Godard whose work “revolutionized the motion picture form” through its experimentation with narrative, continuity, sound, and camerawork, according to AllMovie, had his works express his political views.
An avid reader of existential and Marxist philosophy, Godard became famous for his groundbreaking career.
How did Jean-Luc Godard die?
Jean-Luc Godard breathed his last at the age of 91. He died on September 13, 2022 in Rolle, Switzerland. He is noted to have died from an assisted suicide procedure.