Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Francois Truffaut’s “the 400 blows”

In 1959, Francois Truffaut released a semibiographical film about his life with “the 4oo blows” (Les quatre cents coups).  A film highly regarded as a definitive film that showcases French New Wave (a term to describe a group of French filmmakers in the 1950’s-1960’s that were inspired by classic Hollywood cinema and Italian Neorealism). The film won several awards which include “Best Director Award” at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival and “Best Original Screenplay” at […]