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The 400 Blows

Collection Grands classiques restaurésLes Quatre cents coupsby François Truffautwith Claire Maurier, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Jeanne Moreau, Jacques Demy
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A young Parisian boy, Antoine Doinel, neglected by his derelict parents, skips school, sneaks into movies, runs away from home, steals things, and tries (disastrously) to return them. Like most kids, he gets into more trouble for things he thinks are right than for his actual trespasses. Unlike most kids, he gets whacked with the big stick. He inhabits a Paris of dingy flats, seedy arcades, abandoned factories, and workaday streets, a city that seems big and full of possibilities only to a child's eye.

  • year
    1958
  • nationality
    France
  • running time
    1h33
  • rights end
    23/12/2025
  • filmed in
    France
  • filming format
    35 mm
  • colour
    Black and white
  • screenplay
    François Truffaut, Jacqueline Parey
  • director of photography
    Henri Decaë
  • distributors
    Mk2 films

Kit de ressources

  • 12media
  • 3technical resources
  • 1educational resource

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