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Truffaut

François . 1932--84, French film director of the New Wave. His films include Les Quatre cents coups (1959), Jules et Jim (1961), Baisers volés (1968), and Le Dernier Métro (1980)
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Written by Truffaut and Marcel Moussy, the film is about Antoine Doinel, a misunderstood adolescent in Paris who struggles with his parents and teachers due to his rebellious behavior.
One of the main instances in this regard is the professional and personal relationship between Jean-Pierre Leaud and Francois Truffaut. Following the appearance of Leaud in The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups, 1959) as Antoine Doinel, Truffaut and Leaud continued their cinematic collaboration for almost 20 years by working on the character of "Antoine Doinel." In fact, Jean-Pierre Leaud is the cinematic persona of Truffaut on the screen and his son-like friend off screen, and their closeness comes to merge in the character of Antoine Doinel in Truffaut's films.
In "Day for Night," which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, Truffaut doubles as the film director of the movie within the movie.
The 30-year-old Truffaut had proposed a week of interviews with Hitchcock, with an eye to publishing a monograph that would be simultaneously released in English and French.
Andre Bazin's first two articles in Arts were written before Francois Truffaut joined the review, and broach the same subject three years apart.
Each campaign targets pledgers who are looking to support creative or innovative projects against non-monetary rewards," explained Truffaut.
Truffaut, brought Ardant her first Cesar Award nomination for best actress in 1982.
60th Anniversary Celebration of Fahrenheit 451 Screening of Francois Truffaut's adaptation of the novel, 3:30 p.m.
Mendes, who picked up Empire awards for best director and best film for the James Bond movie 'Skyfall', as well as the annual Inspiration Award, cited Paul Thomas Anderson, Francois Truffaut, Martin Scorsese and Ingmar Bergman as his influences.
(http://www.hulu.com/movies/criterion) The Criterion Collection on Hulu features classic films by some of the greatest directors of all time -- including Ingmar Bergman, John Cassavetes, Charles Chaplin, Jean-Luc Godard, Akira Kurosawa, David Lynch, Roman Polanski, Francois Truffaut, and Orson Welles -- as well as plenty of documentaries and modern movies.
Richard Dreyfuss and Francois Truffaut (pictured) give the film heart and soul, while the climax calls for the biggest TV you can find...