Le Petit Soldat (1963)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.    France, 1963.  Les Productions Georges de Beauregard, Societe Nouvelle de Cinematographie.   Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Georges de Beauregard.   Music by Maurice Leroux.   Film Editing by Agnes Guillemot, Lila Herman, Nadine Trintignant.  Jean-Luc Godard follows the exuberance of Breathless with another…

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Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

EDGAR MORIN, JEAN ROUCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Chronique D’un Ete Alternate title:  Paris 1960 France, 1961.  Argos Films.  Cinematography by Michel Brault, Raoul Coutard, Roger Morilliere, Jean-Jacques Tarbes. Produced by Anatole Dauman, Philippe Lifchitz.  Music by Pierre Barbaud.  Film Editing by Nena Baratier, Francoise Collin, Jean Ravel. Director Jean Rouch and sociologist Edgar Morin made this documentary…

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Une Femme Mariee (1964)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Une Femme Mariee: Suite de Fragments D’Un France, 1964.  Anouchka Films, Orsay Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Production Design by Henri Nogaret.  Costume Design by Laurence Clairval.  Film Editing by Andree Choty, Francoise Collin, Agnes Guillemot, Gerard Pollicand.   More pensive investigation of the human condition in an increasingly commodified post-war…

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Shoot The Piano Player (1960)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Original title:  Tirez Sur Le Pianiste France, 1960.  Les Films de la Pléiade.  Adaptation by Francois Truffaut, Marcel Moussy, dialogue by Francois Truffaut, based on the novel Down There by David Goodis.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Pierre Braunberger. Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design by Jacques Mely.  Film Editing by Claudine Bouche, Cecile…

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Jules And Jim (1962)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Original title:  Jules Et Jim France, 1962.  Les Films du Carrosse, Sédif Productions. Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean Gruault, based on the novel by Henri-Pierre Roche.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Francois Truffaut.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design by Fred Capel.  Costume Design by Fred Capel.  Film Editing by Claudine Bouche.   One of Francois…

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The Soft Skin (1964)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Original title:  La Peau Douce France/Portugal, 1964.  Les Films du Carrosse, Societé d’Exploitation et de Distribution de Films, Simar Films.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Antonio da Cunha Telles.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Costume Design by Renee Rouzot.  Film Editing by Claudine Bouche.   Nationally famous, intellectual writer Pierre Lachenay…

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The Bride Wore Black (1968)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Original title:  La Mariee Etait En Noir France/Italy, 1968.  Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associes, Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica.  Adaptation and dialogue by Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, based on the novel by Cornell Woolrich. Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Marcel Berbert, Oscar Lewenstein. Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by Pierre…

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Two Or Three Things I Know About Her (1967)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  2 Ou 3 Choses Que Je Sais D’Elle France, 1967.  Argos Films, Anouchka Films, Les Films du Carrosse, Parc Film.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Anatole Dauman, Raoul Levy.  Costume Design by Gitt Magrini.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin, Chantal Delattre. Jean-Luc Godard’s listless nouvelle vague film is a…

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Made In U.S.A. (1966)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1966.  Anouchka Films, Rome Paris Films, S.E.P.I.C..  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel The Jugger by Donald E. Westlake.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Georges de Beauregard, Clement Steyaert.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin, Agnes Guillemot. Godard once again combines his cinematic exuberance with his youthful political rebellion…

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Pierrot Le Fou (1965)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1965.  Films Georges de Beauregard, Rome Paris Films, Societe Nouvelle de Cinematographie, Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel Obsession by Lionel White.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Georges de Beauregard.  Music by Antoine Duhamel.  Production Design by Pierre Guffroy.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin.   Jean-Paul Belmondo…

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Alphaville (1965)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Alphaville: Une Etrange Aventure De Lemmy Caution France/Italy, 1965. André Michelin Productions, Filmstudio, Chaumiane.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the poem Capitale de la Douleur by Paul Eluard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Andre Michelin.  Music by Paul Misraki.  Production Design by Pierre Guffroy.  Film Editing by Agnes Guillemot. Jean-Luc Godard’s…

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Band Of Outsiders (1964)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Bande A Part France, 1964.  Columbia Films, Anouchka Films, Orsay Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel Fools’ Gold by Dolores Hitchens.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Costume Design by Christiane Fageol.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin, Dahlia Ezove, Agnes Guillemot.   Three rascals, two men and one…

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