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.
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.
After a much-publicized but brief stint in Hollywood, Jean Seberg was selected by Jean-Luc Godard to star in BREATHLESS. It was to become the legendary actress’s best-remembered role. This 2007 video essay by Mark Rappaport, director of the 1995 film FROM THE JOURNALS OF JEAN SEBERG, reveals the ...
In this 1993 documentary, director and television host Claude Ventura tracks down, over nine days, the locations and people involved in the making of BREATHLESS. Jean-Paul Belmondo, Claude Chabrol, Raoul Coutard, Pierre Rissient, Cécile Decugis, and other members of the cast and crew appear.