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 (tro͞o-fō′), François 1932-1984.
French New Wave filmmaker whose works include The 400 Blows (1959) and The Last Metro (1980).


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(Biography) François (frɑ̃swa). 1932–84, French film director of the New Wave. His films include Les Quatre cents coups (1959), Jules et Jim (1961), Baisers volés (1968), and Le Dernier Métro (1980)



François, 1932–84, French film director.
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From Francois Truffaut, Jean Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol, Agnes Varda, and Louis Malle, to Claude Miller, Nicolas Philibert, Francis Weber, Christophe Gans, and Ismael Ferroukhi, the deroulement is more or less historical, moving from 1959 (Les 400 Coups) to 2004 (Le Grand Voyage).
Truffaut and his co-writers -- Jean-Louis Richard and Suzanne Schiffman -- include a slap at Fellini.
Indeed, by reading the hundreds of articles that Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer, and Francois Truffaut left us, it is hard to believe that this immensely influential trend in film criticism can be reduced to a plea to value the director more than any other creative source implied in filmmaking.
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Francois Truffaut ecrivait deja que [beaucoup moins que]la question de savoir qui est le veritable auteur d'un film ne se pose pas d'une facon imperieuse: il y a des films de metteurs en scene, des films de scenaristes, des films d'operateurs, des films de vedettes.
Also included were Truffaut Double Feature, 2011, and Breathless, 2012, imaginings of French New Wave screenings at forlorn movie theaters.
Starting out in the 1970's playing an angry young man, Amitabh Bachchan has appeared in more than 180 movies: the French Director Francois Truffaut once called him 'a one-man industry'.
Truffaut worked on the script, and Godard and Truffaut almost directed.
Mendes, who picked up Empire awards for best director and best film for the James Bond movie 'Skyfall', as well as the annual Inspiration Award, cited Paul Thomas Anderson, Francois Truffaut, Martin Scorsese and Ingmar Bergman as his influences.
Richard Dreyfuss and Francois Truffaut (pictured) give the film heart and soul, while the climax calls for the biggest TV you can find.