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BREATHLESS: Archival Interviews

Breathless • 27m

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  • Coutard and Rissient on BREATHLESS

    In this 2007 interview, Raoul Coutard, who shot fourteen films for Jean-Luc Godard, and Pierre Rissient, the assistant director on BREATHLESS, recall the production of Godard’s first feature film.

  • Pennebaker on BREATHLESS

    Director Jean-Luc Godard once described BREATHLESS as “a documentary about Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg.” In this 2007 interview, documentary filmmaker D. A. Pennebaker explores Godard’s statement.

  • BREATHLESS as Criticism

    In this 2007 video essay, film historian and author Jonathan Rosenbaum explores a number of the cinematic and literary references in BREATHLESS, elucidating what Jean-Luc Godard meant when he said he approached filmmaking as criticism.