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Truffaut, François

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

115 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucers from an alien world. This begins a series of events culminating in the ultimate encounter when human and alien make peaceful contact aboard the Mothership
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

194 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,062 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)
Hitchcock by François Truffaut( Book )

88 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,446 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!'")
Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows by François Truffaut( Visual )

240 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,327 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
The early film criticism of François Truffaut by François Truffaut( )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bout de souffle = Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

168 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

226 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,673 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
Tirez sur le pianiste = Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

175 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, a timid piano player in a small Parisian bar, is forced to hide his brother from two gangsters they have double crossed. Charlie later fights with the bar owner and kills him in self-defense. Truffaut described his second film as a "pastiche of the Hollywood B film." Derived from a pulp novel by David Goodis, the film borrows elements of film noir but its style is very much Nouvelle Vague. (Does not circulate)
The films in my life by François Truffaut( Book )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,493 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
What is cinema? by André Bazin( )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andre Bazin's What Is Cinema? (volumes I and II) have been classics of film studies for as long as they've been available and are considered the gold standard in the field of film criticism. Although Bazin made no films, his name has been one of the most important in French cinema since World War II. He was co-founder of the influential Cahiers du Cinema, which under his leadership became one of the world's most distinguished publications. Championing the films of Jean Renoir (who contributed a short foreword to Volume I), Orson Welles, and Roberto Rossellini, he became the protege of Francois Truffaut, who honors him touchingly in his forword to Volume II. This new edition includes graceful forewords to each volume by Bazin scholar and biographer Dudley Andrew, who reconsiders Bazin and his place in contemporary film study. The essays themselves are erudite but always accessible, intellectual, and stimulating. As Renoir puts it, the essays of Bazin "will survive even if the cinema does not.""--PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

106 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Truffaut's 1973 film, an "homage to moviemaking," details the loves and lunacy of the closely-knit family of strangers that comprises an on-location film, cast and crew
Le Dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

157 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Paris, everyone in a troupe of actors is harboring a crucial secret
Jean Renoir by André Bazin( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and French and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'enfant sauvage = Wild child by François Truffaut( Visual )

130 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film based on Itard's account of the capture and educating of a boy living in the wild. Itard's teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori method
L'Argent de poche by François Truffaut( Visual )

99 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deceptively simple story of children and the world they live in, starring youngsters who had never before acted in movies
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in French and English and held by 887 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
Baisers volés = Stolen kisses by François Truffaut( Visual )

112 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third installment of the Antoine Doinel series. It's now 1968 and the mischevious and perpetually love struck Doinel has been dishonorably discharged from the army and has returned to Paris, where he embarks on a series of ill-fated jobs, finally settling on an amusing stint as a private dectective. In his ever-turbulent love life, he finds himself torn between an attractive, serious-minded young violinist and a glamorous, older married woman
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

92 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 879 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
À bout de souffle( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in French and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend
L'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

79 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 755 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
 
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ফ্রঁসোয়া ত্রুফো French screenwriter, director, producer or actor

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트뤼포, 프랑소와 1932-1984

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杜魯福

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Fahrenheit 451HitchcockLes quatre cents coups = The 400 blowsThe early film criticism of François TruffautA bout de souffle = BreathlessJules et Jim = Jules and JimThe films in my lifeWhat is cinema?