Video/Film , DVD in French

Breathless : À bout de souffle

Les Films Georges de Beauregard, S.N.C ; Janus Films ; producer, Georges de Beauregard ; written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
  • [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2007.
  • 2 videodiscs (90 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in. Accompanied by: 1 booklet (80 pages : illustrations; 19 cm.)
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); Dolby digital mono ; full screen format.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.A226 2007 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanying guide has the call number: DVD 3449 guide
    Includes
    • disc 1-2
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.A226 2007 guide c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanies DVD that has the call number: DVD 3449
    Includes
    • 1 v.
Also known as
Credits
  • Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; music, Martial Solal ; editor, Cecile Decugis ; technical advisor, Claude Chabrol.
Performers
  • Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet, Van Doude.
Subjects
Genre
  • French films.
  • French new wave films.
Series
Summary
  • A small-time hood kills a police officer and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police, leading to a deadly conclusion.
Other information
  • Based on an original treatment by François Truffaut.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
  • Special features: Disc one: new, restored high-definition, digital transfer, approved by d.p. Raoul Coutard ; archival interviews with director Jean-Luc Godard and actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, and Jean-Pierre Melville ; French theatrical trailer ; new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two: new video interviews with Coutard, asst. director Pierre Rissient, and filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker ; new video essays: filmmaker Mark Rappaport's Jean Seberg and critic Jonathan Rosenbaum's "Breathless as Criticism" ; "Chambre 12, Hotel de Suede," an eighty-minute French documentary about the making of Breathless with members of the cast and crew ; "Charlotte et son Jules," a 1959 short by Godard starring Belmondo ; plus: a book featuring an essay by scholar Dudley Andrew, writings by Godard, Francois Truffaut's original film treatment, and Godard's scenario.
  • Language: In French with optional English subtitles.
Publisher's number
  • CC1716 The Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 1934121924
  • 9781934121924
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515026222
  • OCLC: 181222846
  • OCLC: 181222846