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November 18    Astoria, NY    MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
Rialto Pictures 20th Anniversary Screening

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Illustration by Yoko Komura

About

France, 1960
Director
: Jean-Luc Godard
Producer: Georges de Beauregard
Cast: Jean Seberg, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Screenwriter: Jean-Luc Godard
From an original treatment by François Truffaut
Cinematography: Raoul Coutard
Music: Martial Solal
Genre: Crime, Romance
Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 90 minutes

Synopsis:
Small-time crook Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo) steals a car and murders a policeman. While on the run, he reconnects with Patricia (Jean Seberg), a journalism student living in Paris, and tries to convince her to go on the lam with him.

Awards and Nominations:
Best Foreign Actress nomination - Jean Seberg (BAFTA Awards, 1962)
Silver Berlin Bear, Best Director - Jean-Luc Godard (Berlin Film Festival, 1960)
Best Film Critics Award (French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1961)
Prix Jean Vigo, 1960

Reviews and Quotes 2

"REVELATORY! This restoration provided a welcome jolt of the new!"
— Richard Brody, The New Yorker

"Fifty years on, still the newest
movie in town!"
— John Powers, Vogue

"A thrilling reminder of how playful Godard could be."
— Ella Taylor, Village Voice

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