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27 September 1967 (USA) See more »
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Set in the near future, Paula, a leftist writer, goes from Paris to the French town of Atlantic-Cité... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(6 articles)
Godard and the Permanently New
 (From Trailers from Hell. 3 June 2014, 6:33 PM, PDT)

Director and Actress Duos: The Best, Overlooked, and Underrated
 (From SoundOnSight. 23 July 2013, 6:58 PM, PDT)

70s Rewind: Cops And Robbers
 (From Twitch. 29 July 2011, 4:37 PM, PDT)

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Irritating, Perplexing But Somehow Compulsive. See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Anna Karina ... Paula Nelson (as AK)
László Szabó ... Richard Widmark (as LS)

Jean-Pierre Léaud ... Donald Siegel (as JPL)

Marianne Faithfull ... Marianne Faithfull (as MF)
Yves Afonso ... David Goodis (as YA)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claude Bakka ... Man with Marianne Faithfull (uncredited)
Daniel Bart ... Policeman (uncredited)
Jean-Pierre Biesse ... Richard Nixon (uncredited)
Jean-Claude Bouillon ... Inspector Aldrich (uncredited)
Fernand Coquet ... Bill Poster (uncredited)
Marc Dudicourt ... Barman (uncredited)
Rémo Forlani ... Workman in bar (uncredited)
Eliane Giovagnoli ... Dental Assistant (uncredited)

Jean-Luc Godard ... Richard Politzer (voice) (uncredited)
Sylvain Godet ... Robert MacNamara (uncredited)
Anne Guegan ... Girl in Bandages (uncredited)
Kyôko Kosaka ... Doris Mizoguchi (uncredited)
Philippe Labro ... Himself (uncredited)
Rita Maiden ... Woman Who Gives Paula Information (uncredited)
Ernest Menzer ... Edgar Typhus (uncredited)
Miguel ... Dentist (uncredited)
Jean-Philippe Nierman ... Note-Taking Policeman (uncredited)
Danielle Palmero ... Hotel Chambermaid (uncredited)
Marika Perioli ... Girl With Dog (uncredited)
Alexis Poliakoff ... Man With Notebook and Red Telephone (uncredited)
Isabelle Pons ... Provincial Journalist (uncredited)
Philippe Pouzenc ... Policeman (uncredited)
Roger Scipion ... Dr. Korvo (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean-Luc Godard  (as JLG)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Luc Godard 
Donald E. Westlake  novel "The Jugger" (as Richard Stark)

Produced by
Georges de Beauregard .... producer
Clément Steyaert .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Raoul Coutard  (as RC)
 
Film Editing by
Françoise Collin 
Agnès Guillemot  (as AG)
 
Production Management
René Demoulin .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claude Bakka .... assistant director
Charles L. Bitsch .... assistant director
Jean-Pierre Léaud .... assistant director
Philippe Pouzenc .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
René Levert .... sound (as RL)
Jacques Maumont .... sound (as JM)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Georges Liron .... camera operator
Roger Robert .... key grip
 
Editorial Department
Geneviève Letellier .... assistant editor
 

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90 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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The characters are all named after filmmakers, actors, writers and political figures. Examples: David Goodis (pulp writer), Doris Mizoguchi (named after directer Kenji Mizoguchi), Donald Siegel (director), Paul Widmark (named after actor Richard Widmark) etc...See more »
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References Germany Year Zero (1948)See more »
Soundtrack:
As Tears Go BySee more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Irritating, Perplexing But Somehow Compulsive., 17 February 2012
Author: Slime-3 from Gloucester, England

Nothing is every straight-forward in a Godard movie and MADE IN USA is probably as baffling as they get! It's a bizarre tale that confounds logical dissection but if the weirdness of the story and structure sometimes make it a trial to watch, the beautiful late 60s colour photography and the dazzling Anna Karina offer considerable compensation! Quite why Godard wastes so much screen time on a tape recording of left- wing rhetoric can only be imagined. If it was to make a political point, that simply gets lost by overkill and makes one reach for the fast- forward button.

The often curious soundtrack features a passing jet aircraft (or is it an express train?) which always obscures the surname of Karina's mysterious, deceased lover in a fashion that Tarrentino late used to obscure the name of the'The Bride' in KILL BILL.

What's it all about? No idea! But the film, or maybe the style, certainly the luminous Karina, does somehow get under your skin and even though I found it hard to endure on a first viewing I'm increasingly keen to watch it once again . Amongst the mind-boggling strangeness I'm sure I must have missed something vital....now, where is that DVD?

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