Breathless

"Excellent"

Breathless Review


It's fun on the run in this film, which most say launched the French New Wave with its spontaneous, rollercoaster ride across France. Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg are boyfriend/girlfriend... and after he kills a policeman, it's obvious they're doomed. But how will it all come down? Jean-Luc Godard's panicked style here continues to inspire filmmakers today, and even if some of Breathless remains inaccessibly arty and obtuse, it's nonetheless a film of watershed importance.

Aka À bout de souffle.



Breathless

Facts and Figures

In Theaters: Tuesday 7th February 1961

Box Office USA: $0.4M

Distributed by: Rialto Pictures

Production compaines: Orion Pictures, Breathless Associates, Miko Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Fresh: 57 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 8.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Jesse Lujack, Valérie Kaprisky as Monica Poiccard, Art Metrano as Birnbaum, John P. Ryan as Parmental, as Paul, as Enright, Garry Goodrow as Tony Berrutti

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