France, 1961
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Producer: Georges de Beauregard, Carlo Ponti
Cast: Anna Karina, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Claude Brialy
Screenwriter: Jean-Luc Godard
Based on an idea by Geneviève Cluny
Cinematography: Raoul Coutard
Music: Michel Legrand
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Musical
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (Franscope)
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 84 minutes

Dancer Angela (Anna Karina) wants to have a child, but finds her boyfriend (Jean-Claude Brialy) is an unwilling participant. She decides to ask his friend (Jean-Paul Belmondo) instead.

Awards and Recognition:
Jury Prize (Berlin Film Festival, 1961)
Best Actress (Berlin Film Festival, 1961)

Reviews and Quotes 2

"Godard's idea of a musical is, of course, the idea of a musical... It's the grande folie of Godard's early career."
— J. Hoberman

"An intoxicating expression of that devotion, and of the idea, more liberating then than now, that movie love was the stuff that movies
could be made of."
— A.O. Scott, The New York Times

Time Out New York

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