Lions, Towers & Shields #97 July 4, 2024

Come On, Someone Shoot Him!

We begin our International Summer Vacation season with a prime example of the French New Wave. Breathless is directed by Jean-Luc Godard, and stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg. The film is notable for its visual style, and the impact it had on the careers of its leading actors. Belmondo plays a criminal who wants to be Humphrey Bogart. He spends much of the film on the run, and with his American girlfriend. Problems ensue.

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