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Truffaut, François

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Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucer from an alien world. Thus begins an incredible series of events, culminating in the ultimate encounter with other-worlders as Neary is led aboard the awesome Mothership
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut ( Visual )
118 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a future when books are banned and destroyed by the government, a fireman in charge of the burning becomes involved with a schoolteacher who flaunts the law by collecting and reading books
A bout de souffle by Jean-Luc Godard ( Visual )
141 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young car thief kills a policeman and goes on the run with his American girlfriend
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut ( Visual )
205 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The friendship of Jules, who is German, and Jim, who is French, and their twenty year love for the same woman
Hitchcock by François Truffaut ( Book )
65 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Entretien qui modifia l'opinion des critiques américains même si le célèbre cinéaste était au sommet de sa créativité et de son succès dans les années 1950 et 1960. [SDM]
Les quatre cents coups The 400 blows by François Truffaut ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fourteen year old boy suffering from neglect finds ways to conceal his true life by skipping school and losing himself in other activities
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut ( Visual )
127 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A famous concert pianist takes refuge from his former life by working under a pseudonym in a sleazy Parisian bar. He becomes embroiled in the criminal underworld when he helps his petty crook brothers escape from gangsters, with tragic consequences
The early film criticism of François Truffaut by François Truffaut ( )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean Renoir by André Bazin ( Book )
38 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The letters in this volume, many published here for the first time, span Renoir's entire life, revealing a man of unparalleled humanity and artistic commitment. They cast new light on his creative struggles, both in France and Hollywood, and provide a record of his friendships with such people as the writers Georges Simenon, Dudley Nichols and Clifford Odets, the actresses Ingrid Bergman and Leslie Caron and the directors Erich von Stroheim and Francois Truffaut
The films in my life by François Truffaut ( Book )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work is Truffaut's own selection of more than one hundred essays that range widely over the history of film and pay tribute to Truffaut's particular heroes, among them Hitchcock, Welles, Chaplin, Renoir, Cocteau, Bergman and Bunuel
Le Dernier métro The last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
123 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Nazi-occupied Paris, everyone in a troupe of actors is harboring a crucial secret
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Antoine Doinet lives in a cramped apartment with his mother and stepfather, neglected by them and unlucky at school. Living an intense imaginative life of his own he gets into trouble and is finally committed to reform school from which he escapes and runs towards the sea, which he has never seen
L'enfant sauvage Wild child by François Truffaut ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the capture of a young boy found living like an animal in the forest. Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard of the National Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, Paris, believes the child can be transformed into a civilized being. The doctor removes the boy from the institute into his own home. The boy, named Victor, is divided between his longing for the wilderness and his new life with the doctor. Itard, whose teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori Method, is unsure whether he is helping a savage become human or turning a forest child into a semi-civilized idiot
L'Argent de poche by François Truffaut ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A boy finds a few coins in an amusement park. A shy girl sneaks a glance at the even shyer boy she fancies. They're small events, but not for a child. 'A child invents life, ' says François Truffaut, who brilliantly captures the joys, yearnings, pain and wonder of childhood. ... The setting is Thiers, a town in southern France. ... Within that warmhearted community, Truffaut interweaves vignettes of puppy love, school days, bragging rights, trips to the movie house, loving parents--and one boy's escape from the nightmare of child abuse"--Videodisc sleeve
La nuit américaine by François Truffaut ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about the people involved in making movies
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A laserdisc version of Truffaut's film about a woman who realises herself in self destruction, a story of unrequited love based on the actual journals written in code by the daughter of Victor Hugo who refers to herself only as Adele H. Beginning in 1863 Adele pursues an English lieutenant to Nova Scotia and Barbados. Truffaut's idea was to make a film with a maximum of inner violence about love involving only one person. The object of her love is worthless and Adele recognises him as such. Adele's obsession is with the emotion of love itself, l'amour fou which radically draws her to a refusal of identity on the outer limits of society. Truffaut called his film 'a musical composition for one instrument' and his single minded focus on Adjani as Adele carries us to 'a larger view of the notion of neurotically willed romanticism.' Kael recognises that The Story of Adele H. is, in a strange way, 'deeply, disharmoniously funny'
Jules and Jim; a film by François Truffaut ( Book )
14 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before World War I in Paris, a girl alternates between a French student, Jim, and a German student, Jules. After the war, they meet again and form a constantly shifting triangle
French cinema of the occupation and resistance : the birth of a critical esthetic by André Bazin ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by François Truffaut ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The conclusion of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now in his thirties, in the process of divorcing Christine, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his past
Baisers volés Stolen kisses ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in French and English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stolen kisses is a continuation of the story of Antoine Doinel (first told in the film, The 400 blows). In many respects this is an autobiography of Francois Truffaut--his thoroughly dishonorable discharge from the army, his initially awkward but finally successful encounters with women
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Chu, Fu
François 1932-1984
Trifo, Fransuā, 1932-1984
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Tri︠u︡ffo, Fransua
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Truffaut, F. 1932-1984
Truffaut, F. (François)
Truffaut, François
Truffaut, François, 1932-
Truffaut, Francois, 1932-1984
Truffaut, Francoise 1932-1984
Трюффо, Франсуа, 1932-1984
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