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DVD000536

400 Blows, The

Truffaut, François. France. 1959.

Title:
400 Blows, The
Alternate Title:
The Four Hundred Blows; Les 400 Coups
Director:
Truffaut, François
Production Co:
Films du Carrosse; SEDIF
Country:
France
Year:
1959
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2003
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   99 minutes.   b/w.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.   widescreen
Language:
French with English subtitles
Genre:
Drama
Notes:
Sound. French language with optional English subtitles. With Jean-Pierre Leaud. Truffaut’s feature film debut, inspired in part by his own troubled childhood. Young Antoine Doinel is misunderstood at home and tormented in school. and frequently runs away from both. The boys troubles grow increasingly grave as he steals a typewriter from his father and ends up in jail, where a psychiatrist begins probing the sources of the boy’s troubles. Also includes: ANTOINE AND COLETTE (Truffaut, 1962, b/w, 30 minutes) Supplemental materials: two audio commentaries, audition footage, Cannes newsreel footage and television interview excerpts, theatrical trailer; essay booklet. Original language title: LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
In