The French New Wave

May 04, 2022

The French New Wave

The landmark movie Breathless (A Bout De Souffle) was brought to us in 1960 by the cigar-chomping Jean-Luc Godard. Godard was God.

Starrring Jean-Paiul Belmondo with Jean Seberg.

The French New Wave or ‘le nouvelle vague’, was the first choice of film for the discerning Soho stylist of 1962. As with most areas of Modernism, this chic cinematic movement was at its peak in the early 1960s. At its best it was – and still is – the coolest collection of films ever made.

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