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A Truffaut notebook

Author: Sam Solecki
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"François Truffaut (1932-1984) ranks among the greatest film directors and has had a worldwide impact on filmmaking as a screenwriter, producer, film critic, and founding member of the French New Wave. His most celebrated films include The 400 Blows, Shoot the Piano Player, Jules and Jim, Day for Night and The Last Metro. A Truffaut Notebook is a lively and eclectic introduction to the life and work of this major  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Solecki, Sam, 1946-
Truffaut notebook./.
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2015] ©2015
Named Person: François Truffaut; François Truffaut
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Solecki
ISBN: 9780773597983 0773597980 9780773597990 0773597999 0773546243 9780773546240
OCLC Number: 910775417
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Half title --
Title --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
The Films of François Truffaut --
Chronology --
Why Truffaut? --
In His Own Words I --
Roland Lévy and Roland Truffaut --
Early Films: François and Sam --
The Godfather: André Bazin (1918-1958) --
1 January 1954: "A Certain Tendency in French Cinema" --
The Mischief Makers (1957): Some Boys and a Girl on a Bicycle --
Films Truffaut Didn't Make I --
Some Titles for The 400 Blows (1959) --
Making Films Together: A Letter to the Cast and Crew of The Last Metro (21 January 1980) --
The 400 Blows: A Life on Film --
Jean-Pierre Léaud with Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, and Bernardo Bertolucci --
Robert Lachenay (1930-2005): The Best Friend and the Ancillary Life --
Sacha Guitry (1885-1957): Le Roman d'un tricheur and The 400 Blows --
Shoot the Piano Player (1960): All You Need Is Love --
Shoot the Piano Player and a Debt to the Past --
Truffaut's Breathless and Jean-Luc Godard's --
A Posthumous Questionnaire (January 2015) --
Truffaut in His Letters --
Jules and Jim (1961): When We Speak of Freedom and Love and Death --
Eric Rohmer's La Collectionneuse (1967) and Jules and Jim --
Julian Barnes's Talking It Over (1991) and Jules and Jim --
Salman Rushdie's The Ground beneath Her Feet (1999) and Jules and Jim --
Truffaut in and out of His Time --
Carlos Saura on The Soft Skin (1964), Obliquely --
The Auteur and the Empty Room --
Meeting Jeanne Moreau in Venice --
Truffaut Looks back to Godard: Fahrenheit 451 (1966) and Alphaville (1965) --
Fahrenheit 451 and Truffaut's English --
The Bride Wore Black (1967) --
Jacques Demy, Catherine Deneuve, Françoise Dorléac, and Truffaut --
Stolen Kisses (1968): A Debt to Marcel Proust or Anatole France --
David Thomson's Mississippi Mermaid (1969) --
Fahrenheit 451 (1966), Week-end (1967), The Wild Child (1969): A Dialogue? Maurice Pialat's Wild Child: L'Enfance nue (1968) --
Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry (1997) and Antoine Doinel --
Patrice Leconte's The Girl on the Bridge (1999) --
"François, My Boy" and "Mr Hitchcock" --
Truffaut's Typewriters --
The Ending of Two English Girls (1971) --
Two English Girls, Agora (2009), and Seeing Red on the Screen --
Truffaut, Godard, and Timbres --
Truffaut's Afterlife: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) --
Johnny Guitar (1954): Bad Faith in Truffaut and David Thomson --
A Title Quiz --
Creativity and Accidents --
Day for Night (1973): The Family Movie --
Day for Night, Wes Anderson, and American Express --
8 1/2 (1963), Day for Night (1973), Stardust Memories (1980), Nine (2009) --
Pauline Kael, Wim Wenders, and Truffaut --
Truffaut, Adam Zagajewski, and the Fate of Spirit --
Truffaut in The Squid and the Whale (2005) --
Truffaut and Paul Léautaud (1872-1956) --
Montmartre and "Certification" --
The Story of Adèle H. (1975): Truffaut's Feminism --
Truffaut and Deneuve in The Story of Adèle H. --
A Dream: The Story of Adèle H. and Elle --
Small Change (1976) and Renoir's The River (1951) --
An Aged Man Is But a Paltry Thing --
Ingmar Bergman, Cavaleur --
Fame: Daphne Moon, Niles Crane, and a Truffaut Film --
The Man Who Loved Women (1977): Truffaut and Don Juan --
João César Monteiro's A Comédia de Deus (1995): The Man Who Loved Girls --
Leslie Caron --
Suzanne Schiffman (1929-2001) --
Trufard and Godfaut: Resemblances --
Balthus (1908-2001) --
Film Names: Who Remembers Michel Poiccard and Patricia Franchini? --
The Green Room (1978): The Man Who Loved One Woman --
A Short History of "Dummies": Luis Buñuel, Truffaut, and Oskar Kokoschka --
The Sentence that Sticks --
Pauline Kael's Farewell to Truffaut and Godard --
Paul Schrader's Tears --
The Last Metro (1980): François Truffaut-Lévy --
Subtitles and Voices. Roberto Rossellini (1906-1977): The Italian Godfather --
The Woman Next Door (1981): "Neither with you nor without you" --
Fanny Marguerite Judith Ardant --
François and Sam: Some Favourite Films --
A Godard Dream (26 June 2011) --
Le Journal d'Alphonse: A Doinel Sequel --
In His Own Words II --
Truffaut's Afterlife: Amélie (2001) --
Antoine de Baecque's Two In the Wave (2010) --
Unfinished Business: Films Truffaut Didn't Make II --
The Grave in Montmartre --
Last Words --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Sam Solecki.
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