Tag: Pierrot Le Fou

September 14, 2007 / / Film Notes

By Andy Dimond

Says Marianne to Ferdinand: “We’ve played Jules Verne long enough; let’s go back to our gangster movie.”┬Ł

For his 10th feature film, Jean-Luc Godard chose to follow the sci-fi noir Alphaville with a return to the genre of his 1st: the crime romance. Jean-Paul Belmondo, the lovable pug whom Breathless had made an unlikely star, and Anna Karina, the most compelling of Godard’s many screen muses, are paired in Pierrot le fou.