The 400 Blows Movie Review 1959

Information and Film Reviews for The 400 Blows the Movie

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The classic, ground-breaking semi-autobiography that initiated Truffaut's career and catapulted him to international acclaim, about the trials and rebellions of 12-year-old French schoolboy, Antoine Doinel (Leaud). One of the greatest and most influential of films, and the first of Truffaut's career-long Doinel series. French with subtitles.

Distribution

Home Vision Cinema, c/o Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste. 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, URL: http://www.homevision.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 97 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Coming of Age, Director/Star Teams: Truffault & Leaud, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Francois Truffaut, Marcel Moussey
Cast
Francois Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Remy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flament, Patrick Auffay, Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jacques Demy, Robert Beauvais
Cinematography
Henri Decae
Director
Francois Truffaut
Music
Jean Constantin
Producer
Roissy

Awards

Cannes 1959: Director (Truffaut); N.Y. Film Critics 1959: Foreign Film.

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