2 videodiscs (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on an original treatment by Francois Truffaut.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features: Disc one: new, restored high-definition, digital transfer, approved by d.p. Raoul Coutard ; archival interviews with director Jean-Luc Godard and actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, and Jean-Pierre Melville ; French theatrical trailer ; new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two: new video interviews with Coutard, asst. director Pierre Rissient, and filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker ; new video essays: filmmaker Mark Rappaport's Jean Seberg and critic Jonathan Rosenbaum's "Breathless as Criticism" ; "Chambre 12, Hotel de Suede," an eighty-minute French documentary about the making of Breathless with members of the cast and crew ; "Charlotte et son Jules," a 1959 short by Godard starring Belmondo ; plus: a book featuring an essay by scholar Dudley Andrew, writings by Godard, Francois Truffaut's original film treatment, and Godard's scenario.
Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; music, Martial Solal ; editor, Cecile Decugis ; technical advisor, Claude Chabrol.
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet, Van Doude.
A small-time hood kills a police officer and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police, leading to a deadly conclusion.
DVD ; Dolby digital mono ; full screen format ; region 1 encoding.
In French with optional English subtitles.