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An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.

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Directed by

Jean-Luc Godard

Written by

Jean-Luc Godard (Screenplay)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

French

Tagline

Suddenly the word is Alphaville... and a secret agent is in a breathless race against the Masters of the Future.

Cast

Keywords

nouvelle vague photography surrealism film noir dystopia french noir private detective lemmy caution distant planet

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Lists

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

#176 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#94 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut