15 JANUARY 2022
Truffauts New Wave Classic
The 400 Blows
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The 400 Blows / Les Quatre Cents Coups (PG)
Considered one of the defining films of French New Wave cinema, Truffaut’s The 400 Blows marks his directorial debut. The autobiographical film follows a few months in the life of Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) a misunderstood 12-year-old Parisian who struggles with his parents and teachers because of his rebellious behaviour, and seeks refuge in running away.
Director François Truffaut
Cast Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Patrick Auffay
1959 | France | 99 mins
French with English subtitles
Awards & Festivals
Winner, Best Director Award (François Truffaut), Cannes International Film Festival (1959)
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