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    Breathless (UGC DA, 1960). French Grande (47" X 63.5") Hurel Style.
    There are very few films that define important cinematic events as well as this totally unexpected box office sensation from 1960. Anyone young enough to think that Quentin Tarantino or MTV invented the 'jump-cut', needs a viewing of this film to fully understand where an entire generation of young Hollywood film-makers learned their basic techniques. Jean-Luc Godard's first directorial effort ushered in an entire pantheon of 'against the grain' modes: broken eye-line matches, improvised dialogue, no unnecessary editing, and total location shooting. All elements of the Nouvelle Vauge (French New Wave). This is the first country-of-origin French grande presented by Heritage, and it features the artwork of Hurel. The "Hurel Photo Style" French grande is also being offered in the July 2015 Signature Auction for the first time. There are pinholes in the corners with some in the background, slight crossfold separation, one split on an outer fold, and light fold wear. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2015
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