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The 400 blows

Author: François TruffautMarcel MoussyJean-Pierre LéaudAlbert RémyClaire MaurierAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2017] ©2017
Series: Criterion Collection, 5
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: François Truffaut; Marcel Moussy; Jean-Pierre Léaud; Albert Rémy; Claire Maurier; Guy Decomble; Georges Flamant; Patrick Auffay; Henri Decae; Jean Constantin; Georges Charlot; Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte; Cécile Decugis; Michèle de Possel; Annette Insdorf; Criterion Collection (Firm),; S.E.D.I.F.,; Films du carrosse (Firm),; Janus Films.; MK2 Diffusion (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409738 9781681432724 9781559409735 1681432722
OCLC Number: 1149212892
Language Note: In French with optional subtitles in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Program notes by Annette Insdorf.
Credits: Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; music, Jean Constantin ; producer, Georges Charlot ; editors, Marie Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decugis ; Michèle de Possel.
Performer(s): Starring Jean-Piere Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; widescreen version: (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono, region 1 ; NTSC.
Contents: Special features: Two audio commentaries: one by cinema professor Brian Stonehill and another by François Truffanut's lifelong friend Robert Lachenay ; rare audition footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan ; newsreel footage of Léaud in Cannes for the showing of "The 400 blows" ; excerpt from a French TV program with Truffaut discussing his youth, critical writings, and the origins of Antoine Doinel ; television intreview with Truffaut about the global financial reception of "The 400 blows" and his own critical impression of the film ; theatrical trailer.
Series Title: Criterion Collection, 5
Other Titles: Four hundred blows
Quatre cents coups
Responsibility: Janus Films ; MK2 Diffusion ; S.E.D.I.F. ; Les Films du Carrosse ; a film by François Truffaut ; directed by and original story by François Truffaut ; adaptation by Marcel Moussy and François Truffaut ; dialogue, Marcel Moussy.

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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.

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