• Unrated, 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Jean-Luc Godard
    In Theaters:
    Feb 7, 1961 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 20, 2001
  • Rialto Pictures

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Breathless ( bout de souffle) (By a Tether) Reviews

Matthew Connolly
Slant Magazine

This excellent re-release luxuriates in the film's fresh-as-ever cinematic pleasures while offering some illuminating contexts through which to appreciate it anew.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

February 25, 2014

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Stuart Galbraith
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 5/5

October 6, 2010
Matt Noller
Slant Magazine

A substantial Blu-ray package befitting the legendary status of Jean-Luc Godard's debut.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

September 25, 2010

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

September 1, 2010
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
September 3, 2008
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a deliberately unpolished gem, all the more beautiful for its refusal to play by the rules

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 4/4

September 2, 2008
September 1, 2008

DVD Beaver
September 1, 2008
Ivana Redwine
homevideo.about.com
September 1, 2008
Sean Axmaker
MSN.com

Jean-Luc Godard's feature debut was a cinematic blast across the bow of French filmmaking and international cinema...

Full Review Source: MSN.com

November 30, 2007

Reel.com

| Original Score: 3.5/4

November 5, 2007

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

October 25, 2007

Dvdrama
July 31, 2003

Ruthless Reviews
June 28, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine

June 5, 2002
Debi Lee Mandel
digitallyOBSESSED.com
February 6, 2002
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