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The Death of Louis XIV ★★★½

When I think of great slow cinema, this is the sort of film that comes to mind. The Death of Louis XIV chronicles just that, the final days leading up to the death of perhaps the most famous of all French kings, and no more. 442 more words

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Directed by François Truffaut


The 400 Blows is a drama about a misunderstood adolescent in Paris. The film is innovative, sincere, well acted, and well shot, but it is frustratingly distant.

Would see.


Film A Week Ep. 16: Criterion of the Month - "The 400 Blows" (Pick Your Poison Month)

“Sometimes I’d tell them the truth and they still wouldn’t believe me, so I prefer to lie.”

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi head to France to uncover the French New Wave for the Criterion of the Month with the start of the Adventures of Antoine Doniel series “The 400 Blows.” Listen as the hosts discuss the simplicity of storytelling, the complexities of coming-of-age and the direction of François Truffaut. 162 more words


The 250, Episode #9 - Les Quatre Cents Coups (The 400 Blows) (#198)

Angel faces hell-bent for violence…

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and this week with special guest Phil Bagnell, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. 192 more words

The 250

EFC II #134 - The 400 Blows (1959)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#134 – The 400 Blows {Les Quatre Cents Coups} (1959)
Dir. François Truffaut
Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble, Patrick Auffay, Georges Flamant… 45 more words

Epic Film Challenge

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

Topic Of The Week

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

Weekend Movie Picks is a segment at Shoton35.com, where every 2 weeks on Friday I will pick a movie that’s shot on 35mm film and tell you something about it. 1,250 more words