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Francois Truffaut film reviews


Francois Truffaut

French actor, writer, director

Born
06 February 1932
in ParisIle-de-FranceFrance

Died
21 October 1984


1959

The 400 Blows

director

The Sting 1959

The fourteen year old Antoine is considered by the people around him to be a difficult child, often falling into conflict with the teachers. His parents have no idea how to reach him, so they send him to a borstal.

1960

Breathless

screenplay

The Sting 1960

Michel Poiccard, a young criminal fascinated by Humphrey Bogart, steals a car and during the pursuit he mortally shoots a policeman. In Paris he finds a hiding place, in the apartment of an American, Patricia, who has no idea that he is a murderer.

1964

The Soft Skin

director

The Sting 1964

Pierre Lachenay, a well-known literary critic, has an affair with a much younger stewardess. Once his wife learns about this she decides to shoot him.

1966

Fahrenheit 451

director

The Sting 1966

Montag is fireman in a world where fire brigade bring fear into the hearts of orfinary people - their job is to find a burn any books they will find and arrest everyone involved in reading books.

1968

The Bride Wore Black

director

The Sting 1968

Young woman dressed in black is looking for men and the right moment to attack and kill them. At the same time she must act fast enough not to be caught. But her victims are not entirely accidental.

1970

The Wild Child

director

The Sting 1970

In 1798 a boy who lived like an animal in the woods, was found in France. He had no idea of the civilization surrounding him, doctor Jean Itard decides to teach him the world.

1977

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

as Claude Lacombe

The Sting 1977

Electric worker from Indiana sees a trange object flying over his car in secluded area. Chain of mysterious events lead the scientists to conclusion that UFO could really exist.




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