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Movie Poster “À bout de souffle”

Movie: Vanilla Sky
Painting: Movie Poster “À bout de souffle”
Author: Clement Hurel
About the film
Cast: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Kurt Russell, Cameron Diaz, Jason Lee, Noah Taylor, Timothy Spall, Tilda Swinton
Actors in scene: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz
Country (movie): USA, Spain
Genres: thriller, sci-fi, romans
Director: Cameron Crowe
Writers: Alejandro Amenábar, Cameron Crowe, Mateo Gil
Time of scene: 00:18:41
Release year: 2001
About the painting
Title: Movie Poster “À bout de souffle”
Author: Clement Hurel
Date of creation: 1960
Style: Other
Size: large
Artist's country: France
Room: bedroom
Room colors: white, brown
Theme: poster
Color: white, black
Additional information:

Two posters from the French New Wave are in David’s bedroom. A bout de Souffle (Breathless) and Jules et Jim (Jules and Jim). Crowe hero, Francois Truffaut wrote “Breathless” and directed “Jules and Jim.” These are significant later in the film when the “lucid dream” is revealed. In the opening of Almost Famous, after the characters have seen To Kill a Mockingbird, there is a marquee with Truffaut’s Stolen Kisses on it. Both Breathless and Jules and Jim deal with self-destructive free-spirited characters whose personal relationships suffer and violently end because of their own needs to be “free”. Jules and Jim ends with Jeanne Moreau driving Henri Serre off a bridge in a car the same way Julie did to David inVanilla Sky.