Breathless

Außer Atem

1960 German A1 23x33in (60x84cm)

Artist: Bertheau, Jürgen (1929-)

Grade: Fine to Very Fine

$550

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English title: Breathless

Poster title: Außer Atem

Artist: Bertheau, Jürgen (1929-)

Poster Year: 1960

Poster Origin: German

Size: A1  23x33in  (60x84cm)

Film title: A Bout De Souffle

Film Year: 1960

Film Origin: France

Film Directors: Jean-Luc Godard

Film Actors: Jean SebergJean-Paul BelmondoDaniel BoulangerHenri-Jacques Huet

Film Genres: Crime| Drama| Romance

Film Plot: A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Categories: AuteurBold ColorsCultFashionFilmTobacco

Keywords: 1960sbedbraceletbrowncigaretteredshortswatchyellow

Grade: C7-C8  Fine to Very Fine. Folded, single-sided. Prior to linen backing the poster was in wonderful condition, only some light wear on top edge. Exposed linen edge has some wear and minor smudges. If linen was trimmed down it would look perfect.

Framing: List prices are for posters only. Please inquire to discuss framing options.

Price: $550


It has often been said that in the world of film, there was before Breathless, and there was after Breathless. Rarely has one film so changed the language of cinema — but that is exactly what critic-turned-director Jean-Luc Godard did with his 1960 debut film. Everything about this film was anti-Hollywood — he shot on location using only natural lighting, the actors improvised most of the dialog and he simply followed them to record the moment and the emotions. And filming permits, who needs them! What resulted was more like free-form jazz than than the typical structured, manicured film product from the major studios and audiences flocked to it.

This original release German poster not only has a gorgeous design but also captures one of the most intimate moments in the film. A very rare and desirable poster!

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