Vivre sa vie

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Length: France 1962  (83 mins)

Based on a popular sociological study of contemporary prostitution, this Brechtian social fiction follows Nana (the late Anna Karina) as she learns how to become a sex worker. Beautifully composed and featuring one of Karina’s greatest performances, the film introduces some of Godard’s key themes, work and sex, the situation of women, and the invisible suffering of the emerging consumer society.

Event information


01 Feb 2022


1:00 pm


Arts Picturehouse