Jean- Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco- Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. On this wonderful DVD of " Breathless" the commentary by film critic David Sterritt on Jean- Luc Godard' s new wave masterpiece is so insightful that it makes this DVD even more of a must have for any lover of international eathless ( French: À bout de souffle; " out of breath" ) is a 1960 French New Wave crime drama film written and directed by Jean- Luc Godard about a wandering criminal ( Jean- Paul Belmondo) and his American girlfriend ( Jean was Godard' s first feature- length work and represented Belmondo' s breakthrough as an actor.
Breathless was one of the earliest, most influential examples of French. Jean- Luc Godard, the maker of " A bout de souffle", " Le Mépris" and " Pierrot le fou", idolized by critics and intellectuals, is shifting from revolutionizing cinema to becoming a revolutionary tout court.
" Une Femme Mariee" ( 1964) is one of Jean Luc Godard' s most accomplished films though it is a film that seems to have gone under the radar compared to a number of his other films. The Castro Theatre is San Francisco' s Historic Movie Palace. Listen, download this episode, or find on Apple Podcasts.
Ramon Novarro was a Mexican actor and singer whose stardom at MGM in the 1920s and 30s was not impeded by his offscreen life as a gay man. Alexander Calder was born in 1898, the second child of artist parents— his father was a sculptor and his mother a painter.