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400 Blows, The
Truffaut, François. France. 1959.
- 400 Blows, The
- Alternate Title:
- The Four Hundred Blows; Les 400 Coups
- Truffaut, François
- Production Co:
- Films du Carrosse; SEDIF
- The Criterion Collection, 2003
- 1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   99 minutes.   b/w.
sound - Dolby digital monaural.   widescreen
- French with English subtitles
- 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 |