Once every month, Ellroy introduces a crime or other flick from his personal canon at the Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton, Colorado. Q & A always follows at the Alamo restaurant.
Written by Dolores Hitchens (and Godard), based on her novel Fool’s Gold. Starring Claude Brasseur, Sami Frey, Anna Karina (Godard’s wife). Music by Michel Legrand.
The most accessible of all Godard’s early movies, Bande à Part has ingrained itself into the international folk-memory of cinema, and is referenced in dozens of other movies, not to mention Quentin Tarantino’s old production company, A Band Apart.
“Perhaps Godard’s most delicately charming film” – Pauline Kael
“…a Godard film for people who don’t much care for Godard.” – Amy Taubin, Village Voice
Has a whopping s a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes; the only Godard film selected for Time’s All-TIME 100 movies.