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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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Directed by

Jean-Luc Godard

Written by

François Truffaut (Original Story)
Jean-Luc Godard (Screenplay)

Runtime

90 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

The film that was banned for 4 years. Why...?

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Keywords

friendship paris, france loss of loved one extramarital affair hotel room journalist smoking fight gun marseille, france dying and death newspaper car thief journalism financial transactions french noir

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#17 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#125 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#237 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#75 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire