Breathless is a French New Wave film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard in his feature directorial debut about a wandering criminal (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and his American girlfriend (Jean Seberg). It was Godard's first feature-length work and represented Belmondo's breakthrough as an actor. Breathless was. Crime · 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 .. Maybe "Breathless" was Godard's way of breaking through as a major film director in , specifically by thumbing his nose at Hollywood film directors from. 20 Jul When we talked, I talked about me, you talked about you, when we should have talked about each other. -- Michel to Patricia. Modern movies begin here, with Jean-Luc Godard's "Breathless" in No debut film since "Citizen Kane" in has been as influential. It is dutifully repeated that Godard's.
21 May Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo in Jean-Luc Godard's breakthrough , “Breathless.” Credit Rialto Pictures/StudioCanal. A TIME-HONORED tradition: Stand outside a movie theater with a camera and microphone and poll the audience members for their reactions. What did you think of the film?. There was before Breathless, and there was after Breathless. Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film genres that inspired him as a writer for Cahiers du cinéma. With its lack of polish, surplus of attitude, anything-goes crime narrative, and. 5 Jun he was asked around the time of Breathless. He replied: "I have contempt for it. It is nothing. It does not exist. Thus I love it. I love it yet at the same time I have contempt for it." Most of his s films are masterpieces or near-masterpieces. Several ran into trouble with the censors. Some didn't get released in.
20 Nov Enjoy brunch in the Torpedo Room before screening BREATHLESS hosted by John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto. There was before BREATHLESS, and there was after BREATHLESS. Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film.