RE: RARA-AVIS: alphaville

From: Tribe (
Date: 27 Oct 2000

Chris sed:

> Jean-Luc Godard's "Alphaville" is playing here next week, and it
> looks like
> a very strange animal, some kind of cross between a hardboiled PI
> story and
> French art cinema. I'd love to hear what you guys think of it, and if it's
> worth checking out.

I think it's sort of an acquired taste, but I, for one, think it's pretty darn good and a creative way of recasting the PI story. Sort of mix cheap-ass science fiction, Ed Wood, and a subdued Mike Hammer, and ya got Alphaville. I'd recommend it.


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