Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Metafiction and intertextuality in prénom : Carmen by Jean-Luc Godard

Carmen Pujante


J. L. Godard appears as a character in Prénom: Carmen (1983), not only as a homage to himself and/or to the cinema, to genres, to texts, to actors, etc. , but also to leave his mark on his version, that is, the adaptation of the well-known myth of the modern and godardian femme fatale. Godard uses the recurrence to intertextuality and to metafiction as the only possible instruments to make and to think about the language of cinema and about art in all their splendour. In this way, prejudices of adaptation are overcome by cinema.

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