Pierrot le Fou (pronounced: [pjɛʁo lə fu], French for "Pierrot the madman") is a 1965 French film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Anna Karina and Jean-Paul Belmondo. The film is based on the 1962 novel, Obsession, by Lionel White. It was Jean-Luc Godard's tenth feature film, released between Alphaville and Masculin, féminin. The film was the 15th highest grossing film of the year with a total of 1,310,580 admissions in France. The film was selected as the French entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 38th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

  1. ^ Box office information for film at Box office Story
  2. ^ http://www.jpbox-office.com/fichfilm.php?id=9218&affich=france
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierrot_le_Fou

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