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Truffaut, Antoine, and The 400 Blows

From the moment the viewer first meets Antoine Doinel in a crowded French classroom full of boys, it’s clear the type of student he is: relentlessly bothersome, careless, and consciously incompetent. 562 more words

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Shot on 35's Weekend Movie Picks: François Truffaut's 'The 400 Blows' (1959)

Weekend Movie Picks is a new segment at Shoton35.com, where every Friday I will recommend a movie that’s shot on 35mm film and tell you something about it. 1,255 more words


Club Ciné Presents The 400 Blows at Picturehouse Central

Elena Lazic writes about François Truffaut’s 1960 classic The 400 Blows, screening as part our Club Ciné strand showcasing the best of French Cinema at Picturehouse Central. 534 more words


The 400 Blows

Released:  1959

Cast:  Jean-Pierre Leaud, Albert Remy, Claire Maurier

Oscar Nominations:  Best Original Screenplay (Francois Truffaut, Marcel Moussy)

SUMMARY:  During the 1950s, Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud) is a preteen who lives in Paris in a tiny apartment with his parents (Albert Remy, Claire Maurier).   1,108 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The 400 Blows

A boy on a beach comes face to face with his own potential nearly 4,000 miles from where I once did the same. Who wore it better? 711 more words

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The 400 Blows (1959) - slice

I’m confused; we learned French New Wave through Breathless and other batshit crazy Godard films, and boom, I finally watch this, and this film actually makes sense. 292 more words