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Truffaut, François

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Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

68 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

134 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,936 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
À bout de souffle by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

138 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris in the 1950's. A glamorous American student is torn between her intellectual environment and a romantic hoodlum who's in love with her
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

117 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,788 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
Hitchcock by François Truffaut( Book )

90 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic study of the great director and his films, comprising a series of dialogues between Hitchcock and Truffaut, is fully updated with material on Hitchcock's last years and his final four films
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

135 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
The films in my life by François Truffaut( Book )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,633 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 Last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

100 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Jean Renoir by André Bazin( Book )

42 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

100 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,319 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
Jules and Jim; a film by François Truffaut( Book )

51 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,092 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
L'enfant sauvage Wild child by François Truffaut( Visual )

70 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized account of Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard's efforts to civilize a young boy who was discovered living wild in a forest. The boy, named Victor, becomes increasingly 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 )

59 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 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 )

61 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film company at work. Actors arrive and depart; liaisons develop. Julie, the beautiful but possibly unstable lead, is recovering from a breakdown, aided by an older physician, her new husband. Alphonse is insecure, he babbles. When his fiance exits with a stunt man, he threatens to quit. Julie must convince him to stay. Alexandre, a consummate pro on the set, runs back and forth to the airport hoping a certain young man will visit. Severine, no longer young, hits the bottle and covers blown lines with emotional outbursts. At the center is Ferrand, the writer director, who must make constant decisions, answer a stream of questions, and deliver the film on schedule
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

40 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
Baisers volés Stolen kisses by François Truffaut( Visual )

73 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 725 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
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in French and English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered Truffaut's greatest film, this is a story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman
French cinema of the occupation and resistance : the birth of a critical esthetic by André Bazin( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early film criticism of François Truffaut by François Truffaut( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truffaut by Truffaut by François Truffaut( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in French and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Chu, Fu

Franciscus Truffaut

François 1932-1984

François Truffaut cineasta francés

François Truffaut film director

François Truffaut francouzský režisér

François Truffaut francuski reżyser filmowy, scenarzysta, aktor i producent

François Truffaut Frans filmregisseur

François Truffaut französischer Filmregisseur, Filmkritiker, Schauspieler und Produzent

François Truffaut regista francese

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Trifo, Fransuā 1932-1984

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Tri︠u︡ffo, Fransua

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Truffaut, Francois 1932-1984

Truffaut, Francoise 1932-1984

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Трюффо, Франсуа 1932-1984

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فرانسوا تروفو

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ফ্রঁসোয়া ত্রুফো French screenwriter, director, producer or actor

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프랑수아 트뤼포

トリュフォー, フランソワ

フランソワ・トリュフォー

杜魯福

法蘭索瓦·杜魯福

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Fahrenheit 451À bout de souffleLes quatre cents coupsHitchcockJules et Jim Jules and JimThe films in my lifeJean RenoirJules and Jim; a film