Monday, May 16, 2016

Pierrot le Fou

A middle class Parisian (Jean-Paul Belmondo) runs out on his life and heads for the Mediterranean with his babysitter/mistress (Anna Karina) who, in turn, is the target of gangsters. Though influential in its time and innovative in its approach and style, Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le Fou is pretentious, beatnik garble, typical to its director.
** out of ****