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Truffaut, François

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

108 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucers from an alien world which begins a series of events culminating in the ultimate encounter when human and aliens make peaceful contact
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

264 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The semi-autobiographical story of fourteen-year-old Antoine Doinel, portraying his aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship that would last a lifetime
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

177 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les livres, voilà l'ennemi ! Dans un pays indéfini, à une époque indéterminée, la lecture est rigoureusement interdite : elle empêcherait les gens d'être heureux. La brigade des pompiers a pour seule mission, non d'éteindre les incendies, mais de traquer les gens qui possèdent des livres et de réduire ces objets en cendres. Montag, pompier zélé et citoyen respectueux des institutions, rencontre Clarisse, une jeune institutrice qui le fait douter de sa fonction. Peu à peu il est à son tour gagné par l'amour des livres. (Jaquette)
A bout de souffle = Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

209 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a couple of days in the lives of two erratic young lovers in Paris, their temporary home. He is a car thief and hoodlum, and she is an expatriate American newspaper street vendor
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

261 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
Hitchcock by François Truffaut( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any book-length interview with Alfred Hitchcock is valuable, but considering that this volume's interlocutor is fellow director François Truffaut, the conversation is remarkable indeed. Here is a rare opportunity to eavesdrop on two cinematic masters from very different backgrounds as they cover each of Hitch's films in succession. Though this book was initially published in 1967 when Hitchcock was still active, Truffaut later prepared a revised edition that covered the final stages of his career. The book is a storehouse of insight and witticism, including the master's impressions of a classic like Rear Window ("I was feeling very creative at the time, the batteries were well charged"), his technical insight into Psycho's shower scene ("the knife never touched the body; it was all done in the [editing]"), and his ruminations on flops such as Under Capricorn ("If I were to make another picture in Australia today, I'd have a policeman hop into the pocket of a kangaroo and yell 'Follow that car!'")
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

153 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her husband in exile from the Nazis, a beautiful actress (Deneuve) tries to keep his theater running. Set in Paris
Tirez sur le pianiste = Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

195 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Synopsis: François Truffaut is drunk on the possibilities of cinema in this, his most playful film. Part thriller, part comedy, part tragedy, Shoot the Piano Player relates the adventures of mild-mannered piano player Charlie (Charles Aznavour, in a triumph of hangdog deadpan) as he stumbles into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair. Loaded with gags, guns, clowns, and thugs, this razor-sharp homage to the American gangster film is pure nouvelle vague."--Website
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

114 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film? FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT's sly, humorous Oscar-winning Best Foreign Language Film (1973) that speaks the language of everyone who loves movies
Jean Renoir by André Bazin( Book )

50 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films in my life by François Truffaut( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,179 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
L'enfant sauvage = Wild child by François Truffaut( Visual )

128 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinante y verdadera historia sobre un niño salvaje que se crió solo en los bosques franceses y de un médico que trata de civilizarlo. Una película encantadora llena de maravillosos y reveladores momentos solo que la visión de Truffaut pudo captar... un clásico
Jules and Jim; a film by François Truffaut( Book )

66 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,086 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'Argent de poche by François Truffaut( Visual )

94 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film which communicates the perilousness and grace of childhood by depicting some humorous, serious and occasionally grim scenes from the lives of ten French schoolchildren
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

86 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 863 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 )

105 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 861 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
L'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

84 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Truffaut's fifth and final film of his semi-autobiographical "Antoine Doinel" series, we see Doinel in his 30's and newly divorced. Still ambivalent about relationships, the wrath of Doinel's mother forces him to confront his insecurities and rekindle some past relationships. Clips and characters from the four previous "Doinel" films makes this charming and sentimental film a must-see for any Truffaut fan. Loosely based on Truffaut's own life
Domicile conjugal = Bed and board by François Truffaut( Visual )

86 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The release of François Truffaut's The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) in 1959 shook world cinema to its foundations. The now-classic portrait of troubled adolescence introduced a major new director in the cinematic landscape and was an inaugural gesture of the revolutionary French New Wave. But The 400 Blows did not only introduce the world to its precocious director-it also unveiled his indelible creation: Antoine Doinel. Initially patterned closely after Truffaut himself, the Doinel character (played by the irrepressible and iconic Jean-Pierre Léaud) reappeared in four subsequent films that knowingly portrayed his myriad frustrations and romantic entanglements from his stormy teens through marriage, children, divorce, and adulthood. With The Adventures of Antoine Doinel, Criterion is proud to present Truffaut's celebrated saga in its entirety: the feature films The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run, and the 1962 short subject, Antoine and Colette, in a special edition five-disc box set."--Website
The early film criticism of François Truffaut by François Truffaut( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux de la vague by Emmanuel Laurent( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in French and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directors Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut changed the face of cinema forever as members of the French New Wave. They also happened to be best friends. This film documents their intensely combative and creative relationship during their time at Cahiers du Cinéma, their trumphant work on The 400 Blows and Breathless, and their dramatic falling out following the worker and student strikes of May 1968. It also presents the unique bond both filmmakers shared with the actor Jean-Pierre Leaud, who started his career as a child and grew up with Godard and Truffaut as brilliantly bickering father figures. Includes clips from over 30 films, and rare interviews with Godard and Truffaut throughout their careers
 
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A bout de souffle = Breathless
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Trifo, Fransuā 1932-1984

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Трюффо, Франсуа

Трюффо, Франсуа 1932-1984

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Франсуа Трюффо

Франсуа Трюффо французский кинорежиссёр

Франсуа Трюффо французький кінорежисер, один із основоположників «нової хвилі»

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ফ্রঁসোয়া ত্রুফো French screenwriter, director, producer or actor

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트뤼포, 프랑소와 1932-1984

트뤼포, 프랑수아 1932-1984

트뤼포, 프랑스와 1932-1984

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Les quatre cents coupsFahrenheit 451A bout de souffle = BreathlessJules et Jim = Jules and JimHitchcockJean RenoirThe films in my lifeJules and Jim; a film