Francois Truffaut

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The 400 Blows - Les quatre cents coups
Francois Truffaut's first feature is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut's cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud), THE 400 BLOWS sensitively re-creates the trials of Truffaut's own childhood, unsentimentally portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, and petty…
Jules and Jim
Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, JULES ET JIM charts, over twenty-five years, the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession. The legendary Francois Truffaut directs, and Jeanne Moreau stars as the alluring…
The Last Metro - Le dernier métro
Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in Francois Truffaut's gripping, humanist character study. Against all odds--a Jewish theater manager in hiding; a leading man…
Shoot the Piano Player
Francois Truffaut is drunk on the possibilities of cinema in this, his most playful film. Part thriller, part comedy, part tragedy, SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER relates the adventures of mild-mannered piano player Charlie (Charles Aznavour, in a triumph of hangdog…
Stolen Kisses
Jean-Pierre Leaud returns in the delightful third installment of the Antoine Doinel series. It is now 1968, and the mischievous and perpetually love-struck Doinel has been dishonorably discharged from the army and released onto the streets of Paris, where he…
Bed and Board
The fourth installment in Francois Truffaut's chronicle of the ardent, anachronistic Antoine Doinel, Bed and Board plunges his hapless creation once again into crisis. Expecting his first child and still struggling to find steady employment, Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud) involves himself…
The Soft Skin
When a married author (Jean Desailly) falls for a flight attendant, he discovers how difficult it really is to have an affair. Nominated for the Palm d'Or at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival .
Confidentially Yours
When his wife and her lover are found dead, real estate broker Julien Vercel (Jean-Louis Trintignant) becomes the prime suspect in the murders. To save himself from a long prison sentence, Julien turns to his trusty secretary, Barbara (Fanny Ardant),…
Love on the Run
Antoine Doinel strikes again! In the final chapter of Francois Truffaut's saga, we find Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud), now in his thirties, convivially concluding his marriage, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single…