THE 400 BLOWS
FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT | FRANCE | 1959| 99 MIN | NR | FRENCH | ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Part of the Sight and Sound 100 series
BFI’s 2022 Sight & Sound List #50
Snagging the Best Director award at Cannes in 1959, Truffaut’s directorial debut captures the dissolution of childhood as the world of crime becomes a lucrative escape for young Antoine, a neglected Parisian boy.
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s FILM ESSENTIALS series.
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