Films byTexts by François Truffaut
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François Truffaut, 1959, 99’

“Allowing a victimised child to be less than wholly sympathetic – in ways that only a real-life child could ever be – Truffaut consolidates The 400 Blows as an act of rebellion. It is not just Antoine who is a rebel, or Truffaut on whose early life the film is based.

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François Truffaut, 1966, 112’

“I wanted to make the movie because I wanted to show books in difficulty, almost as if they were people in difficulty,” […] “I wanted the audience to suffer as if they were seeing animals or people burning.”