Contempt (1963)

TP 1964-12-18 (US) DramaRomance 1h 43m
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A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang 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


Top Billed Cast

  1. Brigitte Bardot

    Brigitte Bardot

    Camille Javal

  2. Michel Piccoli

    Michel Piccoli

    Paul Javal

  3. Jack Palance

    Jack Palance

    Jeremy Prokosch

  4. Giorgia Moll

    Giorgia Moll

    Francesca Vanini

  5. Fritz Lang

    Fritz Lang

    Fritz Lang

  6. Raoul Coutard

    Raoul Coutard


  7. Jean-Luc Godard

    Jean-Luc Godard

    Lang's Assistant Director

  8. Linda Veras

    Linda Veras


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Original Title Le Mépris

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget $900,000.00

Revenue $528,428.00


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