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 on based 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 a nickel plated Walther P38 pistol.

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

Colt M1911

Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina) has in her bedroom on the bedside table a nickel plated Colt M1911 pistol. 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), chief 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 shot driver of gangsters from Colt Official Police revolver.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special

Submachine Guns

M1 Thompson

In the corner of the bedroom are leaning against the wall with SMGs. On the left is recognizable M1 Thompson.

M1 Thompson with 20-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"

At the housing the central heating is hanging a M3 "Grease Gun".

M3 "Grease Gun" .45 ACP


In the arsenal of OAS members are further MAS-38 and MP40 submachine guns.

MAS-38 Submachine gun - 7.65mm


The dwarf (Jimmy Karoubi) pick up gradually both submachine guns in his hand.

MP40 - 9x19mm


Mauser Gewehr 1898

Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina) used a Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifle with a Scope, who 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?"

Post WW1 Weimar reissue Scharfschutzengewehr98 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Sniper rifle in the Marianne's bedroom was fitted with a silencer.
Marianne expected the arrival car with a gangsters with weapon in hand.
Marianne has his sights on the first of gangsters.

Mauser 98 Sporter

Marianne (Anna Karina) and Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) at their escaping are equip by Mauser 98 Sporter sniper rifle.

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

Machine Guns


Beside the bed with murdered the OAS member lying on country a MG34 machine gun.

MG34 with front and rear sights folded down - 7.92x57mm Mauser

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