Ferdinand, an unhappily married, unemployed man, leaves his wife and children and runs away with his ex-lover Marianne, a weapons smuggler, in search of adventure. Pierrot also escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea. Both of them lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Jean-Luc Godard is a French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film critic. He is often identified with the 1960s French film movement “New Wave”. His approach in film conventions, politics and philosophies made him arguably the most influential director of the French New Wave. His notable works are Breathless, My Life to Live, Contempt, Pierrot le Fou.