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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)
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François, 1932–84, French film director.
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