Charlotte and Her Boyfriend

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Charlotte and Her Boyfriend
Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
Produced by Pierre Braunberger
Written by Jean-Luc Godard
Starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gérard Blain, Anne Collette, Jean-Luc Godard (narrator)
Music by Pierre Monsigny
Cinematography Michel Latouche
Edited by Cécile Decugis, Jean-Luc Godard
Release dates
Running time
13 min.
Language French

Charlotte and Her Boyfriend (French: Charlotte et son Jules) is a 13-minute 1960 film by Franco-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard. It is shot entirely in or from a hotel room, in which Jules (Jean-Paul Belmondo) gives Charlotte (Anne Collette) a seemingly endless and self-indulgent tirade on her faults and his tribulations. Belmondo's voice is in fact dubbed by Godard.

It is a homage to Jean Cocteau's successful one-act play Le Bel Indifférent, where the roles are opposite.

It can be seen on the Criterion and Optimum DVDs of À Bout de Souffle.[citation needed]


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