Paul, a shy awkward boy demonstrating against the Vietnam War, is in love with Madeleine, a young singer who's a pure product of contemporary consumer society. Visiting a building site, he slips from some scaffolding: was it suicide or a simple accident?
Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard (France, 1966, black and white)
Based on "Paul's Mistress" and "The Sign", by Guy de Maupassant.
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud (Paul), Chantal Goya (Madeleine), Marlène Jobert (Élisabeth), Michel Debord (Robert), Brigitte Bardot (Actress in the café), Françoise Hardy (the officer's wife)
Awards: Silver Bear (Berlin 1966)