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The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups)

The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups)
  • 1959
  • France
  • 101 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: François Truffaut
  • Written by: François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy
  • Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble
  • Language: French

Still amazingly fresh after all these years, Truffaut's debut about a 13-year-old Parisian boy's odyssey through his depressing family life is intensely moving and startlingly perceptive about childhood. A masterpiece.

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