Melville ,Ventura and Meurisse Interviewed on Le Deuxieme Souffle

Written by Joe D on December 22nd, 2010


Here is some rare footage of iconoclastic director Jean Pierre Melville and actors Lino Ventura and Paul Meurisse being interviewed while makingLe Deuxieme Souffle. Melville and Ventura clashed repeatedly during the making of this film, Ventura allegedly vowed never to work with Melville again. But he did although the two artists only spoke through intermediaries never face to face.