Blue Scholars released the music video from their single “Anna Karina” off their Cinemetropolis album. Named after the French actress Anna Karina who collaborated with director Jean-Luc Godard in French New Wave cinema, the track delves into the mind of of an actress about to burst onto the scene, the following rise to fame, and all the baggage that comes along with it. It’s not your usual Blue Scholars track, but gives you some insight on living life as a star.
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Anna Karina, not nearly as well-known as her contemporary Brigitte Bardot, is originally Danish but spent most of her life in France. Muse and wife – at least temporarily – to Jean-Luc Godard, she was one of the stars of the French Nouvelle Vague. Not sure why, but somehow A Woman Is a Woman, from 1961, with another one of my all-time favourite French actors, Jean-Paul Belmondo, came to my mind today. Some classics are in order to crown the day. Any recommendations for the weekend? If...Read Full Story
Based on Lionel White's novel Obsession, Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le Fou (1965) transforms a story about a couple on the run into an existential romance and an essay on the possibilities of film. With no script, Jean-Paul Belmondo's and Anna Karina's flight to southern France becomes a spontaneous series of incidents that reflect on romance, aesthetics, story-telling, and art as an antidote to alienation. Equating men with the intellect and women with the body, and using the widescreen frame...Read Full Story
Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Blarke Bayer September 22, 1940) is a Danish actress and screenwriter most noted for her 1960s collaborations with Jean-Luc Godard. Find more Anna Karina pictures, news and information below.