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B is for 'Breathless,' with Jean Seberg
With her much-copied pixie haircut, Jean Seberg was as influential a cinematic icon as Audrey in 'Tiffany's.' This maddeningly elusive American girl captivates Jean Paul-Belmondo's petty criminal in Jean Luc-Godard's revolutionary new wave film. Unfortunately, pixie girls can't be counted on when things get tough.
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