Rank: 53/100 in Top 100 Films Films

Breathless or À bout de soufflé is a French romantic crime drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. It was Godard’s first feature film and much acclaimed for the use of bold visual style and the innovative editing use of jump cuts. Along with Truffaut’s 400 Blows and Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima, it brought international acclaim to the nouvelle vague.

Movie Synopsis:

Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to him, and the crimes escalate.

Movie details:

  • Original Title: Breathless
  • Original Language: en
  • Director: Jean-Luc Godard
  • Actors: Jeanne Moreau
  • Genre: Drama
  • Running Time: 86
  • Release Date: 1983-05-13
  • Vote Average: 5.6
  • Popularity: 6.306391
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • ASIN: B00ET0976K
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 86

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