It has been confirmed that legendary Film director Jean-Luc Godard, who spearheaded the revolutionary French New Wave of cinema, has died at the age of 91 years.
The news about the death of Jean has been shared and confirmed by a family representative who said that he died by assisted suicide in Switzerland.
His cause of death has been confirmed as suicide.
Who was he?
Jean Godard burst onto the scene with 1960’s À bout de souffle (Breathless), which started a run of acclaimed releases that rewrote the rules of film and influenced directors from Martin Scorsese to Quentin Tarantino.
RIP Jean-Luc Godard, one of the most influential, iconoclastic film-makers of them all. It was ironic that he himself revered the Hollywood studio film-making system, as perhaps no other director inspired as many people to just pick up a camera and start shooting… pic.twitter.com/KFOnnQ1H6n
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) September 13, 2022