History Film / Breathless

11th Sep '17 9:08:04 PM DavidDelony
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* SchoolStudyMedia: If you've seen this film, you're most likely a film student.
11th May '17 6:48:57 PM jamespolk
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* HassleFreeHotwire: It takes about five seconds for Michel to hotwire the car that he steals at the start of the movie.
4th Nov '16 7:19:56 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Breathless''''' is a 1960 film directed by Creator/JeanLucGodard, in his feature filmmaking debut. Its original French title is "À bout de souffle" which translates literally to "at breath's end" with the general meaning being "out of breath." Along with Creator/FrancoisTruffaut's ''The 400 Blows'' and Alain Resnais' ''Hiroshima, Mon Amour'', it gained attention for the FrenchNewWave.

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'''''Breathless''''' ''Breathless'' is a 1960 film directed by Creator/JeanLucGodard, in his feature filmmaking debut. Its original French title is "À bout de souffle" which translates literally to "at breath's end" with the general meaning being "out of breath." Along with Creator/FrancoisTruffaut's ''The 400 Blows'' and Alain Resnais' ''Hiroshima, Mon Amour'', it gained attention for the FrenchNewWave.
4th Nov '16 7:19:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* CharacterTics: Michel moves his thumb across his lips multiple times to appear {{Badass}}, as well as a ShoutOut to Humphrey Bogart's role in ''Film/TheMalteseFalcon''.

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* CharacterTics: Michel moves his thumb across his lips multiple times to appear {{Badass}}, badass, as well as a ShoutOut to Humphrey Bogart's role in ''Film/TheMalteseFalcon''.
29th Oct '16 9:17:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Deconstructed with Michel, who tries hard to be one but isn't much more than a low-rank criminal, which [[spoiler:leads towards his quick and grotesque downfall]].


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* IJustWantToBeBadass: Deconstructed with Michel, who tries hard to be one but isn't much more than a low-rank criminal, which [[spoiler:leads towards his quick and grotesque downfall]].
14th Sep '16 3:37:41 PM Saveelich
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14th Sep '16 3:34:30 PM Saveelich
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14th Sep '16 3:32:38 PM Saveelich
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''Breathless'' made an international star of former boxer Jean-Paul Belmondo and raised the profile of Jean Seberg, whose Hollywood career had stalled when she starred in the big budget flop ''Saint Joan''.

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''Breathless'' made an international star of former boxer Jean-Paul Belmondo Creator/JeanPaulBelmondo and raised the profile of Jean Seberg, whose Hollywood career had stalled when she starred in the big budget flop ''Saint Joan''.
3rd Aug '16 10:15:23 PM unknownthingamabob
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* BilingualDialouge: One sequence has Patricia and an unnamed man conversing in a cafe. The conversation switches from English to French and back to English again on a dime.

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* BilingualDialouge: BilingualDialogue: One sequence has Patricia and an unnamed man conversing in a cafe. The conversation switches from English to French and back to English again on a dime.
21st Oct '15 9:24:02 AM Azelf2010
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* BilingualDialouge: One sequence has Patricia and an unnamed man conversing in a cafe. The conversation switches from English to French and back to English again on a dime.
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