The 400 Blows
Les quatre cents coups, feature film, drama, France, 1959
DIRECTED BY: François Truffaut
Jean-Pierre Leaud (Antoine Doinel),
Claire Maurier (Gilberte Doinel,
Albert Rémy (Julien Doinel),
Guy Decomble (učitelj francuskog)
This is the first part of the saga about Antoine Doinel, a 12 year old boy from Paris whose life with his family and in school is not at a great state. His parents neglect him and he ditches school in order to go to the movies and play with his friends. Antoine Doinel’s character is based on Truffaut himself and this film was praised as one of the best films of the French New Wave.