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The 400 Blows

The theme of children continues with Francois Truffaut’s 1959 French new wave classic The 400 Blows. It tells the story of an incorrigible adolescent skipping school and getting into trouble on the streets of 1950s Paris. 171 more words

The 400 Blows (1959): Classic Review

‘Your parents say you’re always lying.’
‘Oh, I lie now and then, I suppose. Sometimes I’d tell them the truth and they still wouldn’t believe me, so I prefer to lie.’
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#1day1film - #1 The 400 Blows (1959)

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Finally my final exam has ended and I’m freeeeeeeeeee!

Since my last summer vacation (as a high school student) has started, I wanted to give myself somewhat kinda challenge related to film. 240 more words

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The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups) - Review

If you are a film lover, you have a list of shame.

It’s true, because you can’t spend all your time watching movies, you are going to miss some just by consequence. 773 more words

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The 400 Blows (1959)

“Your parents say you’re always lying.

Oh, I lie now and then, I suppose. Sometimes I’d tell them the truth and they still wouldn’t believe me, so I prefer to lie. 604 more words

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Criterion Cloister: Episode 1 - Origin Story

No one can call themselves a movie buff, a film collector, or my friend without having an intimate knowledge of the Criterion Collection: whether you began (like me) at the LaserDisc stage, their DVD launch in the late nineties, or their recent domination of the art of Blu-ray, you must know the pleasure of Criterion, the Rolls Royce of home video entertainment.  1,700 more words

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The 400 Blows

In contemplating how this film might fare in several different exhibition contexts, one  must consider the mode of exhibition that was actually used, the time period in which the film was released, and what technologies were available.   189 more words

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