|Seemed too obvious, eh? Would I really dare to use, like, Anna Karina's sweater? Well, yeah. In fact, that's the very sweater from Bande à Part that this blog is named after.|
Update: The American whose world record is broken by Odile, Franz, and Arthur is Jimmy Johnson, who made it through the Louvre in 9 minutes and 45 seconds. Godard's trio beat him by two seconds. However, Colin sent me a 1984 Art Buchwald column from the Saturday Evening Post that claims the actual record is held by a Stockholm man known as the Swedish Cannonball who did it in 6 minutes and 25 seconds back in 1938. Guess Godard didn't do his research.
As you can imagine, it's been quite an exhausting week here at chez Filmbrain. Between the DVD release and the various m________e-themed events here in NYC, there's been little time for anything resembling rest or relaxation. But after tonight's Quiet City party, I'm determined to do nothing but chill out until September with a stack of unwatched DVDs. Bliss.
This week: there aren't many actresses who can fill out a pair of stretch pants quite like she can. Name the film. Submit your answers to this address. Good luck!