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|Document Type:||Visual material, Book|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean-Luc Godard; Georges de Beauregard; François Truffaut; Jean Seberg; Jean-Paul Belmondo; Daniel Boulanger; Henri-Jacques Huet; Roger Hanin; Van Doude; Liliane David; Michel Fabre; Jean-Pierre Melville; Claude Mansard; Richard Balducci; Philippe de Broca; Jean Domarchi; Jean Douchet; Jean Herman; André S Labarthe; Raoul Coutard; Pierre Rissient; Cécile Decugis; Martial Solal; D A Pennebaker; Mark Rappaport; Jonathan Rosenbaum; Dudley Andrew; Pretty Pictures (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
|Language Note:||In French with optional English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Credits from booklet.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features: Disc 1. Excerpts from interviews with director Jean-Luc Godard, actors Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg, and filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville recorded for French television between 1960-1964; trailer. Disc 2. "Coutard and Rissient" video interview with Coutard & assistant director Pierre Rissient; "Pennebaker on 'Breathless" video interview with filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker; "Jean Seberg" video essay by Mark Rappaport; "Breathless as criticism" video essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum; "Chambre 12, Hôtel de Suède" making-of documentary with members of the cast & crew (1993, 78 min.); "Charlotte et son Jules" short film by Godard starring Belmondo (1959, 13 min.). Booklet. "Breathless then and now" by scholar Dudley Andrew; "Godard in his own words" selections from statements & interviews by Godard from 1959-1962; "Breathless in progress"; "Truffaut treatment" original film treatment translated by Ellen Sowchek; "Godard scenario" translated by Dory O'Brien for Dudley Andrew's book Breathless.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; assistant director, Pierre Rissient ; editor, CeÌcile Decugis ; music, Martial Solal.|
|Cast:||Jean Seberg, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet, Roger Hanin, Van Doude, Liliane David, Michel Fabre, Jean-Pierre Melville, Claude Mansard, Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Balducci; with appearances by Philippe de Broca, Jean Domarchi, Jean Douchet, Jean Herman, André S. Labarthe.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (79 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)|
|Details:||DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen standard (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.|
|Contents:||Disc one. Feature film ; archival interviews with director Jean-Luc Godard and actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg and Jean-Pierre Melville ; French theatrical trailer ; new English subtitles --
Disc two. New video interviews with Coutard, assistant director Pierre Rissient and filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker ; New video essays by Mark Rappaport and Jonathan Rosenbaum ; "Chambre 12, Hôtel de Suède," an 80 minute French documentary on the making of "Breathless" ; "Charlotte et son Jules," a 1959 short by Godard, starring Belmondo.
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 408.|
|Other Titles:||Coutard and Rissient.
Pennebaker on Breathless.
Breathless as criticism.
Chambre 12, Hôtel de Suède.
Charlotte et son Jules.
Godard in his own words.
À bout de souffle (Motion picture)
A bout de souffle
|Responsibility:||Pretty Pictures ; [director, Jean-Luc Godard ; producer, Georges de Beauregard ; screenplay, Jean-Luc Godard ; based on an original treatment by François Truffaut].|
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A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend.
Retrieving notes about this item
- Criminals -- Drama.
- Police murders -- Drama.
- Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
- Fugitives from justice -- Drama.
- Paris (France) -- Drama.
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