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A bout de souffle

Label
A bout de souffle
Title
A bout de souffle
Title variation
Breathless
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Michel Poiccard, an irresponsible sociopath and small-time thief, steals a car and impulsively murders the motorcycle policeman who pursues him. Now wanted by the authorities, he renews his relationship with Patricia Franchini, a hip American girl studying journalism at the Sorbonne, whom he had met in Nice a few weeks earlier. Before leaving Paris, he plans to collect a debt from an underworld acquaintance and expects her to accompany him on his planned getaway to Italy. Even with his face in the local papers and media, Poiccard seems oblivious to the dragnet that is slowly closing around him as he recklessly pursues his love of American movies and libidinous interest in the beautiful American
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
À bout de souffle (Motion picture)
Credits note
Written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard ; based on a treatment by François Truffaut ; produced by Georges de BeauregardCinematography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Cécile Decugis, Lila Herman ; music, Martial Solal
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A23 2007
PerformerNote
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Liliane David, Daniel Boulanger, Jean-Pierre Melville
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-
  • 1933-
  • 1922-
  • 1917-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Godard, Jean-Luc
  • Truffaut, François
  • Beauregard, Georges de
  • Belmondo, Jean-Paul
  • Seberg, Jean
  • David, Liliane
  • Boulanger, Daniel
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
90
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
408
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminals
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Betrayal
  • Murder
  • Americans
  • Paris (France)
  • Americans
  • Betrayal
  • Criminals
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • France
  • France
Technique
live action
Label
A bout de souffle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This edition includes 2 DVDs and 1 Blu-Ray disc
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: Disc 1. new, restored high-definition digital transfer, approved by director of photography, 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 2. New video interviews with Coutard, assistant 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, Hötel de Suède, an eight-minute French documentary about the making of Breathless, with members of the cast and crew; Charlotte et son Jules, a 1959 short film by Godard, starring Belmondo -- Disc 3. BLU-RAY DISC (Contains all content from disc 1-2)
Accompanying material
1 book (79 pages : illustrations).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 (DVD). 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 2 (DVD). Video interviews from 2007 with Coutard, assistant director Pierre Rissient and filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker -- Two 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. -- Disc 3 (Blu-ray). Feature film -- Special features
Control code
ocn891344611
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Dual-format ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (90 min.)
Isbn
9781604657890
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
408
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o891344611
  • (OCoLC)891344611
System details
Region 1 ; Dolby, digital, mono ; Aspect ratio: 1.33:1. ; NTSC (discs 1-2) ; disc 3. BLU-RAY
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD
Label
A bout de souffle
Publication
Note
  • This edition includes 2 DVDs and 1 Blu-Ray disc
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: Disc 1. new, restored high-definition digital transfer, approved by director of photography, 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 2. New video interviews with Coutard, assistant 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, Hötel de Suède, an eight-minute French documentary about the making of Breathless, with members of the cast and crew; Charlotte et son Jules, a 1959 short film by Godard, starring Belmondo -- Disc 3. BLU-RAY DISC (Contains all content from disc 1-2)
Accompanying material
1 book (79 pages : illustrations).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 (DVD). 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 2 (DVD). Video interviews from 2007 with Coutard, assistant director Pierre Rissient and filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker -- Two 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. -- Disc 3 (Blu-ray). Feature film -- Special features
Control code
ocn891344611
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Dual-format ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (90 min.)
Isbn
9781604657890
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
408
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o891344611
  • (OCoLC)891344611
System details
Region 1 ; Dolby, digital, mono ; Aspect ratio: 1.33:1. ; NTSC (discs 1-2) ; disc 3. BLU-RAY
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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