A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy and in love; they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc. The events of May ’68 will amplify this process, and the crisis that shakes the filmmaker will transform him profoundly.
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