France, 1964
: Jean-Luc Godard
Cast: Anna Karina, Sami Frey, Claude Brasseur
Screenwriter: Jean-Luc Godard
Based on the novel Fools' Gold by Dolores Hitchens
Cinematography: Raoul Coutard
Music: Michel Legrand
Genre: Crime, Romance, Drama
Black & White
Aspect Ratio
: 1.33:1
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 97 minutes

Franz (Sami Frey) and Arthur (Claude Brasseur) don’t have money, jobs, or prospects, but they do have a black convertible and a shared romantic interest in Odile (Anna Karina). When Odile lets slip that a stash of cash is ineptly hidden in the isolated villa where she lives, the men hatch a plan to take it for themselves.

Reviews and Quotes 2

"Karina is, like Louise Brooks, one of those pure creatures of the movies, so direct and piercing that she transcends the limits of technology and
the chasm of decades." 
— Charles Taylor, Village Voice

“A reverie 
of a gangster movie!" 
— Pauline Kael

"Band of Outsiders shows Godard at his most amusing, and that is
no small thing.” 
— Kenneth Turan,  Los Angeles Times

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