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Title Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows / une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du Carrosse ; scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; director de production, Georges Charlot ; mise en scéne François Truffaut.

Publication Info. Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [1959]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department Main Level  DVD FOREIGN FILM 400    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD Foreign FOUR    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  FOREIGN FILM DVD FOUR    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen presentation (2.35:1).
Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Criterion collection ; 5
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 5.
Cast Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay.
Credits Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editors, Marie Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decugis, Michèle de Possel ; music, Jean Constantin.
System Details DVD video; region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
"Enhanced for widescreen tvs" -- Container.
Container insert includes an essay "Close to home" by film scholar Annette Insdorf.
Special features: optional audio commentary by cinema professor Brian Stonehill; optional audio commentary by cinema professor Robert Lachenay; "Auditions" featuring screen tests of Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan (7 min.); "Cannes 1959" newsreel interview footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud at Cannes (6 min.); "Cinéastes de notre temps" television program excerpt featuring interviews with Truffaut and friends (23 min.); "Cinépanorama" television excerpt interview of Truffaut (7 min.); theatrical release trailer (4 min.)
"Janus Films"--Container.
Summary Thirteen-year-old Antoine Doinet lives in a cramped apartment with his mother and stepfather, neglected by them and unlucky at school. Living an intensely imaginative life of his own he gets into trouble and is finally committed to reform school from which he escapes and runs towards the sea, which he has never seen.
Audience Not rated.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Parent and child -- Drama.
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films -- France.
Foreign films -- France.
Thrillers (Television programs) -- France.
Thrillers (Motion pictures) -- France.
Added Author Truffaut, François.
Charlot, Georges.
Moussy, Marcel, 1924-1995.
Léaud, Jean-Pierre, 1944-
Maurier, Claire.
Rémy, Albert, 1911-1967.
Constantin, Jean.
Films du carrosse (Firm)
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: François Truffaut's The 400 blows
Added Title Quatre cents coups
Four hundred blows
400 coups
400 blows
ISBN 1559409738
Standard No. 715515017527
Music No. CC1625D The Criterion Collection
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