by Jean-Luc Godard1h301959France

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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Studiocanal
    • Production Compagny : SNC, Imperia Films, Les Productions Georges de Beauregard
    • Scenario : François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard
    • Photo Director : Raoul Coutard
    • Sound Recorder : Jacques Maumont
    • Producer : Georges de Beauregard
    • Director : Jean-Luc Godard
    • Editing : Cécile Decugis
    • Original Music : Martial Solal
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1959
    • French release date : 16 mars 1960
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : English

Bonus exclusive content

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    Michel Hazanavicius

    about Breathless de Jean-Luc Godard

    I don't claim any Godard legacy, but he is the only one of the "Nouvelle Vague" directors who continued to reinvent cinema. Deeply, I think "La Nouvelle Vague" is Godard.

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    Cinéma Cinémas 07/11/1984: Lang / Godard 1965 (Remontage de l'émission Cinéastes de notre temps 15/03/1967: Le Dinosaure et le bébé)
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    Journal Télévisé de nuit 26/01/1960 : Remise du prix Jean Vigo à Jean-Luc Godard pour À bout de souffle
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    Discorama 25/03/1960 : Martial Solal à propos de la musique du film
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    Blow up - ARTE : Jean-Luc Godard en 9 minutes

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