Play Dates


September 23 – October 13 (35mm)        New York, NY        FILM FORUM

October 1        Tucson, AZ        THE LOFT CINEMA

October 7 – 13        Coral Gables, FL        CORAL GABLES ART CINEMA

October 8 – 16        San Francisco, CA        ROXIE

October 9        Toronto, ON        TIFF CINEMATHEQUE

October 11 – 13        Cambridge, MA        THE BRATTLE

October 14 – 20        Chicago, IL        GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER

October 23        Hamilton, ON        THE WESTDALE

October 30        Burlington, VT        VERMONT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

November 15        Waterville, ME        RAILROAD SQUARE CINEMA

November 16        Leitersburg, MD        WAREHOUSE CINEMAS

November 30        San Francisco, CA        VOGUE THEATRE

Breathless Play Dates

Illustration by Yoko Komura


France, 1960
: 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

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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