Contempt

(1963)

Overview

A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker is making a picture destined to bomb at the box office, he brings in a screenwriter to energize the script. The professional intersects with the personal when a rift develops between the writer and his wife.

  1. Jean-Luc Godard

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Alberto Moravia

    Novel

Facts

Original Title Le Mépris

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 18, 1964
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $900,000.00

Revenue $528,428.00

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