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Title Breathless [(DVD) videorecording] = À bout de souffle / Pretty Pictures ; [director, Jean-Luc Godard ; producer, Georges de Beauregard ; screenplay, Jean-Luc Godard ; based on an original treatment by François Truffaut].

Edition Standard format (1.33:first).
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
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Description 2 videodiscs (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (79 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 408
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 408.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
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.
Credits Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Cécile Decugis ; music, Martial Solal.
Note Credits from booklet.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features (disc 1): excerpts from interviews with Godard, Belmondo, Seberg & Melville (originally recorded for French television between 1960-1964); trailer.
Special features (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 includes an essay by scholar Dudley Andrew ("'Breathless' then and now"), "Godard in his own words" (selections from statements & interviews by Godard from 1959-1962), Francois Truffaut's original film treatment (as translated by Ellen Sowchek), and Godard's scenario for the film (as translated by Dory O'Brien).
Summary A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend.
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.
Subject Criminals -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Police murders -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Fugitives from justice -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Paris (France) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Crime films.
New wave films.
Fiction films.
Feature films France.
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930- director, screenwriter, actor.
Beauregard, Georges de, producer.
Truffaut, François.
Seberg, Jean, actor.
Belmondo, Jean-Paul, 1933- actor.
Boulanger, Daniel, 1922- actor.
Huet, Henri-Jacques, actor.
Hanin, Roger, actor.
Doude, Van, 1926- actor.
David, Liliane, actor.
Fabre, Michel (Actor), actor.
Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973, actor.
Mansard, Claude, actor.
Balducci, Richard, 1929- actor.
Broca, Philippe de, 1933-2004, actor.
Domarchi, Jean, actor.
Douchet, Jean, actor.
Herman, Jean, 1933- actor.
Labarthe, André S., actor.
Coutard, Raoul, cinematographer.
Decugis, Cécile, film editor.
Solal, Martial, composer.
Rissient, Pierre.
Pennebaker, D. A.
Rappaport, Mark.
Rosenbaum, Jonathan.
Andrew, Dudley, 1945-
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title À bout de souffle
Note Title from English subtitles: Breathless
Added Title À bout de souffle (Motion picture)
Coutard and Rissient.
Pennebaker on Breathless.
Jean Seberg.
Breathless as criticism.
Chambre 12, Hôtel de Suède.
Charlotte et son Jules.
Breathless then and now.
Godard in his own words.
ISBN 1934121924
Standard No. 715515026222
Music No. CC2348BDDVD Criterion Collection
CC1716D Criterion Collection
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