Looking for terms in which to describe Jean-Luc Godard's latest film, you can't help thinking of the way one of its characters describes philosophy: nothing at all, a thing one doesn't understand, or something in between. Actually four short films with a tenuous
thematic connection, the movie's "action" revolves around the figure of the Director -- naturellement.
In the first, a hilarious casting call is held for his latest film, The Fatal Bolero.
In the second, he goes to Sarajevo with his politically motivated daughter, her cousin and his
Muslim girlfriend; they intend, somewhat fatuously, to mount a production of Albert de Musset's 19th-century co...