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Le deuxième souffle

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    Recorded in 2008, this commentary features film scholar Ginette Vincendeau, author “Jean-Pierre Melville: An American in Paris,” and film critic Geoff Andrew, head of programming at London’s BFI Southbank cinema.

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    Acclaimed director Bertrand Tavernier (COUP DE TORCHON, ROUND MIDNIGHT) began his film career as a critic and publicist. It was in the latter role that he was involved with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville’s LE DEUXIÈME SOUFFLE. In this 2008 interview, Tavernier talks about his memories of the film...

  • LE DEUXIÈME SOUFFLE Archival Interviews

    The following are excerpted from French television programs. “Provence actualités” (February 26, 1966) features a short newsreel taken on the set of LE DEUXIÈME SOUFFLE. “Cinéma” (July 30, 1966) features interviews by François Chalais with director Jean-Pierre Melville and actor Lino Ventura.