Breathless (1960)

Wild! Violent! Outspoken and Honest!

  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1960-03-16
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 1735 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Les Films Impéria
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Jean-Luc Godard
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From 1,735 Ratings


A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he attempts to persuade a girl to run away to Italy with him.

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  • Jean-Paul Belmondo

    as Michel Poiccard / László Kovács
  • Jean Seberg

    as Patricia Franchini
  • Daniel Boulanger

    as Police Inspector Vital
  • Henri-Jacques Huet

    as Antonio Berrutti
  • Roger Hanin

    as Carl Zubart
  • Van Doude

    as American Journalist, Patricia's Friend
  • Claude Mansard

    as Claudius Mansard
  • Liliane Dreyfus

    as Liliane / Minouche
  • Michel Fabre

    as Police Inspector #2
  • Jean-Pierre Melville

    as Parvulesco the Writer
  • Jean-Luc Godard

    as The Snitch
  • Richard Balducci

    as Tolmatchoff
  • André S. Labarthe

    as Journalist at Orly
  • François Moreuil

    as Journalist at Orly
  • Jacques Lourcelles

  • Liliane Robin

    as Minouche
  • Gérard Brach

    as Photographer (uncredited)
  • Philippe de Broca

    as A Journalist (uncredited)
  • José Bénazéraf

    as Man in a White Car (uncredited)
  • Jean Domarchi

    as A Drunk (uncredited)
  • Jean Douchet

    as A Journalist (uncredited)
  • Raymond Huntley

    as A Journalist (uncredited)
  • Louiguy

    as (uncredited)
  • Michel Mourlet

    as Audience in the Movie Theater (uncredited)
  • Guido Orlando

    as (uncredited)
  • Madame Paul

    as (uncredited)
  • Jean-Louis Richard

    as A Journalist (uncredited)
  • Jacques Serguine

    as (uncredited)
  • Jacques Siclier

    as (uncredited)
  • Virginie Ullmann

    as (uncredited)
  • Emile Villion

    as (uncredited)
Production Georges de Beauregard Producer
Writing Jean-Luc Godard Screenplay
Camera Raoul Coutard Director of Photography
Sound Martial Solal Original Music Composer
Editing Cécile Decugis Editor
Directing Jean-Luc Godard Director
Writing François Truffaut Original Story
Crew Claude Chabrol Technical Supervisor
Editing Lila Herman Assistant Editor
Sound Jacques Maumont Sound
Writing Claude Chabrol Original Story
Costume & Make-Up Phuong Maittret Makeup Artist
Directing Pierre Rissient Assistant Director
Camera Claude Beausoleil Camera Operator
Camera Raymond Cauchetier Still Photographer
Directing Suzon Faye Script Supervisor
Crew Claude Chabrol Technical Advisor