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Pierrot Goes Wild (Pierrot le Fou)

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Pierrot le Fou
Movie poster
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
Release Date 1965
Language French
Studio Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie
Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica
Distributor Pathé Contemporary Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Ferdinand 'Pierrot' Griffon Jean-Paul Belmondo
Marianne Renoir Anna Karina
Fred Dirk Sanders
The dwarf Jimmy Karoubi
The gangster Hans Meyer

Pierrot Goes Wild (Original title: Pierrot le Fou) is a 1965 French-Italian crime drama romance film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and based on the 1962 novel Obsession by Lionel White. Starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina.

The following weapons were used in the movie Pierrot Goes Wild (Pierrot le Fou):


Walther P38

Ferdinand 'Pierrot' Griffon (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and gangsters are seen with nickel plated Walther P38 pistols.

Walther P38 pistol WWII dated - nickel plated - 9x19mm
Ferdinand aims a pistol while performing for tourists.
The dwarf (Jimmy Karoubi) holds two handguns, one of them is a Walther P38.
One of the gangsters (Roger Dutoit) picks up the gun...
...and aims it at Ferdinand in the bath.

Colt M1911

Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina) has a nickel plated Colt M1911 pistol on her bedside table. The pistol is fitted with an early type magazine with integral lanyard loop.

Colt M1911 - .45 ACP

Enfield No.2 Mk.1*

The dwarf (Jimmy Karoubi), boss of the gangsters, carries a Enfield No.2 Mk.1* revolver. Ferdinand 'Pierrot' Griffon (Jean-Paul Belmondo) later seizes this gun.

Enfield No.2 Mk.1* - .38 S&W
The dwarf aims his gun at Marianne.
Ferdinand pulls the revolver on the man in the car.

Colt Official Police

Fred (Dirk Sanders) (right) in the car shoots the driver of some gangsters with a Colt Official Police revolver.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special

Submachine Guns

M1A1 Thompson

Three SMGs are seen leaning on a bedroom wall. On the left is an M1A1 Thompson.

M1A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP

United Defense M42

Among the submachine guns propped against the wall is a United Defense M42.

UD M42 submachine gun - .45 ACP
The M42 is on the far right.


Among the submachine guns propped against the wall is a MAT-49 with the empty magazine well in the folded position and the stock extended.

MAT-49 with magazine well in the folded position - 9x19mm
The MAT-49 is the middle of the three guns.

M3 "Grease Gun"

An M3 "Grease Gun" is seen hanging off a radiator.

M3 "Grease Gun" .45 ACP


MAS-38 and MP40 submachine guns are seen in the OAS arsenal.

MAS-38 Submachine gun - 7.65mm


The dwarf (Jimmy Karoubi) inspects both the MP40 and MAS-38.

MP40 - 9x19mm


Mauser Gewehr 1898

Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina) uses a Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifle with a scope, which she had taken from the OAS arsenal. The characters talk about the weapon:
Marianne: "Give me the rifle".
Ferdinard: "The same make that killed Kennedy!"
Marianne: "Sure, didn't you know it was me?"
It should be noted a Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle was used to assassinate John F. Kennedy.

Post WW1 Weimar reissue Scharfschutzengewehr98 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The sniper rifle in Marianne's bedroom was fitted with a silencer.
Marianne anticipates the arrival of the gangster's car with rifle in hand.
Marianne has her sights on the first of the gangsters.

Mauser 98 Sporter

Marianne (Anna Karina) and Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) equip Mauser 98 Sporter sniper rifles during their escape.

German-style Mauser 98 sporter, similar to the one used in the film.
Marianne hands Ferdinand a sniper rifle while fleeing her apartment.
Marianne shoots the gas tank of a car owned by a dead member of the OAS.

Machine Guns

MG 34

An MG 34 machine gun is seen next to a murdered OAS member lying on a bed.

MG 34 - 7.92x57mm Mauser

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