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Alphaville 1965 12

99 mins France Director. Jean-Luc Godard

In Godard's dystopian sci-fi, detective Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine) travels to the soulless technopolis of Alphaville on a secret mission to capture the dictatorial Professor Von Braun and destroy the Alpha 60 computer that has outlawed human emotions. Love comes to his aid in the form of Anna Karina’s Natasha von Braun and the poetry of French surrealism.

Appropriating the Lemmy Caution character that had served Constantine well over a series of popular detective films, Godard’s subversion of the character apparently incensed the film’s backers and damaged Constantine’s reputation as a stalwart of the detective genre.

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Directed by

Jean-Luc Godard


Anna Karina

Eddie Constantine


Science Fiction Detective drama


Sci-Fi - Days of Fear and Wonder Jean-Luc Godard Tomorrow's World


12 Contains moderate sex and nudity







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