This is a must for any cinema fan. A true avant-garde masterpiece. Strong performances and script, very urgent jazz and improvisation passion and energy. This is French New Wave. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mathieu N.
This movie is full of a bunch of slow moving character developments. There's a bunch of long dialogues between men and women that are very drab and superficial. Read morePublished on Feb. 20 2004 by Hippie Smell
The reaction of someone who is not a film historian:
This is obviously not intended as a work of surrealism or Dada. Read more
Older movies are like Shakespeare. They are to be appreciated by all and enjoyed by few. BREATHLESS, while cutting-edge at the time, plays in today's world like any student film... Read morePublished on Sept. 7 2003
This film should have been directed by Francois Truffaut, who wrote it. A so-so movie with Belmondo being the bright spot is his portrayal, however the film never really lets the... Read morePublished on March 9 2003
The situations in this movie are so boring, and the leading male character is so shallow -- even vacuous, that the edgy Godard cinema verite style is blunted. Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2003 by Zechristof
More than forty years later, it may be hard for modern audiences to understand how revolutionary Jean-Luc Godard and his Nouvelle Vague (French New Wave) contemporaries really... Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2003 by "purplo"
one of the best films ever made, breathless will take your breath away. no need to say any more. but to all you people who pretend to know about godard and then complain that the... Read morePublished on Jan. 14 2003 by momo