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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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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.
The star, whose sevendecade career included work with Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles, Wim Wenders and other top directors, was found dead at her Paris home.
In France, the brand is sold through seven fully owned boutiques and approximately 300 retailers, such as independent decoration shops such as Botanic and Truffaut, and in department stores such as Bon Marche, Galeries Lafayette, BHV, La Grande Epicerie or Conran Shop.
Premiere In 1962, esteemed French New Wave director and film critic Francois Truffaut recorded 27 hours of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock for an exhaustive book entitled Hitchcock/Truffaut, which examined the Master of Suspense's body of work.
To closely examine this connection, Harverty Rugg focuses on specific male film authors, including Ingmar Bergman, Francois Truffaut, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar, Werner Herzog, Andrei Tarkovsky, Federico Fellini, and Lars von Trier.
Truffaut (1932-84) is best known as a pivotal catalyst behind the "French New Wave" movement--which dates from his autobiographical childhood-based "400 Blows" (1959).
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT 12 IN 1962, French New Wave director Francois Truffaut recorded 27 hours of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock for a book.
Jones' film blows the dust from an intriguing 1962 conversation between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock -- great filmmakers of different generations and quite distinct cinematic temperaments.
The author argues that the films of some filmmakers are related to their lives and self-images, focusing on the work and autobiographical aspects of Truffaut, Bergman, Fellini, Tarkovsky, Herzog, Allen, Almod var, and von Trier.
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.
Truffaut passed away 30 years ago, in 1984, an occasion for ADFF to remember and celebrate this influential director.