Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot le Fou

France, Italy 1965 

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard 

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina

Godard had said himself that he wanted to make a movie about the last lovers of the world. Ferdinand is married to a very wealthy Italian woman, but recently has lost his job in a television. His wife's insisted, he goes to a party where he would be introduced to a potential employer, but instead Ferdinand gets acquainted with Marianne, his children’s babysitter. Bored at the party, he borrows a car to return home, but again he encounters Marianne and offers take her home. Having named himself Pierrot, he is fascinated by the girl, but in the morning the whole situation appears in different colors. Not much considering, they decide to leave Paris and go down south direction Mediterranean... "Pierrot le fou" belongs to the world cinema classics. The premiere of the film took place at the Venice Film Festival, where it competed for the Golden Lion, while Jean-Paul Belmondo was named the Best Actor in the British Academy of Music Award.

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