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Breathless

Blu-ray

Sexy and unrestrained, the story unfolds in 1960s Paris. A small-time-crook, Michel Poiccard is chased by authorities after stealing a car. Caught up in the moment he shoots one of them dead before fleeing the scene. On the lam, he finds an American-girlfriend and convinces her to travel to Italy.


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Jean-Luc Godard's stunning cinematic debut Breathless not only sparked the beginning of the French new wave, but is considered by many as one of the most influential films of all time.

Sexy and unrestrained, the story unfolds in 1960s Paris. A small time crook, Michel Poiccard (Jean-Paul Betmondo) is chased by authorities after stealing a car. Caught up in the moment he shoots one of them dead before fleeing the scene. On the lam, he finds an American girlfriend and convinces her to travel to Italy with him and start a new life, but the police are never far behind.

Also starring Jean Seberg and based on an original story by Francois
Truffaut, featuring ground-breaking black and white cinematography from Raoul Coutard and technical input from Claude Chabrot, Breathless is a cinematic classic rich with texture and style.
  • Published
    2014-02-05
  • Actors
    Liliane David,Jean-Paul Belmondo,Henri-Jacques Huet,Jean Seberg
  • Director
    Jean-Luc Godard
  • Run Time
    90
  • TV Series
    No
  • Region
    B (Blu-Ray)
  • Languages
    French
  • Genre
    Crime
  • Number Of Discs
    1
  • Format
    BLR
    Blu-ray
  • Aspect Ratio
    4:3 standard full frame
  • Packaging Details
    Blu Ray
  • Special Features
    Tempo (1965): Jean-Luc Godard (16 mins) - Archive footage of Mike Hodges' interview with Jean-Luc Godard
    ,Room 12, Hotel de Suede (80 mins) - a series of interviews with Claude Chabrol, Raoul Coutard and Jean-Paul BeLmondo examining the origins of Breathless
    ,Jean-Luc According to Luc (7 mins) - A homage to Godard by long-term friend Luc Moultet
    ,Original Theatrical Trailer (in French)
  • Subtitles
    English
  • Age Rating
    PG
  • Audio
    DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
  • Boxset
    No
  • Limited Edition
    No
  • Release Date
    Wed Feb 05 00:00:00 AEDT 2014
  • Brand Name
    Umbrella Entertainment Pty Ltd
  • Country Of Origin
    France
  • Boxed Width
    13.50 cm
  • Boxed Length
    17.10 cm
  • Boxed Height
    1.30 cm
  • Product Code
    WCC100000000054391
  • Reference Number
    054391
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