Section: Close-up Jean-Luc Godard
Title: Le mépris
Cast: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli
Duration: 1h 43m
American film producer Jeremy Prokosch hires novelist Paul Javal to adapt Homer's Odyssey. The conflict between artistic expression and commercial opportunity parallels Paul's sudden estrangement from his wife Camille, who becomes aloof with Paul after being left alone with Prokosch.