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Author: Antoine de Baecque; Serge Toubiana
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The life of the French filmmaker, perhaps most famous for The 400 blows and Jules and Jim.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baecque, Antoine de.
Truffaut.
New York : Knopf, 1999
(OCoLC)607269970
Named Person: François Truffaut; François Truffaut
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antoine de Baecque; Serge Toubiana
ISBN: 0375400893 9780375400896
OCLC Number: 41148631
Description: xiv, 462 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. A clandestine childhood: 1932-1946 : The secret child ; My grandfather, a prim disciplinarian ; My mother ; Truancy and lies ; Lachenay, the friendfriendfriend ; I Sévigne, you Sévigne ; The story of a cheat ; Summer camps ; War is a theater --
2. Four hundred blows: 1946-1952 : Small jobs ; The magic booklets ; Renoir, Welles, and Bresson ; Adventures in film mania ; Collared ; Juvenile delinquent ; I don't gaze at the sky for long ; Upsetting the applecart ; Love at the Cinémathèque ; The Club du Faubourg ; Society reporter ; Twenty-five razor slashes ; Enlistment ; The diary of a thief ; The deserter ; Me, François Truffaut, a self-hating autodidact --
3. Life was the screen: 1952-1958 : At the Bazins' ; The time of contempt ; The young Turks ; Press campaigns ; A Hussar with his sword drawn ; First footage ; Truffette and Rivaut ; I admire you ; Ophuls ; Rossellini ; The auteur theory ; Venice ; Henri-Pierre Boché --
Making a film ; Bernadette's skirt ; The film of tomorrow will be an act of love ; If Guitry were told to me ; Vadim right on time ; The mischief makers ; Madeleine ; Putting an end to criticism --
4. New Wave: 1958-1962 : Days of heat ; Antoine's truancy ; The festival of child prodigies ; An easy target ; Family wound ; A new life ; Parallel families ; Foreign correspondents ; Paris belongs to us ; Friends first ; The story of a shy person ; Goodis Queneau-style ; The American friend ; The Algerian tragedy ; The manifesto of the 121 ; They shoot at the piano player ; The greatest sweetheart ; Wavering wave ; The whirlwind of life ; This pure triangular love ; The women cry ; A musical infatuation ; The trial of the new wave --
5. The slow years: 1962-1968 : Science fiction ; Hitchcock ; Trip to Tokyo ; The soft skin ; The thick skin ; The separation ; Bonnie and Clyde ; Degrees Fahrenheit ; The forest of book-men ; The hitchbook ; Deathly pale thriller ; The colors of the bride ; Framboise --
6. Parallel lives: 1968-1971 : Detective Doinel ; Scandal at the Cinémathèque ; Vive Langlois! ; Curtains in Cannes ; The family saga ; What is left of our loves? ; Belle de Nuit ; The Mississippi crew ; The wild child ; The carrosse keeps rolling ; Scenes from a marriage ; The cause of children ; The new Renoir ; Sartre's cause ; Breakups are necessary --
7. Cinema man: 1971-1979 : Two English girls ; The female hoodlum ; Day for night ; Like a train going along in the night ; The confrontation ; Private lives ; The California summer ; Political columns ; Isabelle's face ; Small change ; A man who would have the soul of a child ; A solitary hunter ; Living with one's dead ; The empty room ; Love on the run --
8. The unfinished figure: 1979-1984 : Theater during the Nazi occupation ; Another double ; The best novel of the year ; Ten Césars ; Sauve qui peut (l'amitié) ... or Salvaging a friendship ; Neither with you nor without you ; A singular couple ; On the sidelines ; Confidentially yours! ; Fanny in black and white ; The last vacation ; Observing silence ; Life regardless ; The diminished life ; The farewell ceremony.
Other Titles: François Truffaut.
Responsibility: Antoine de Baecque and Serge Toubiana ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.
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The life of the French filmmaker, perhaps most famous for The 400 blows and Jules and Jim.

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