400 Blows
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400 Blows

(1959)

Director:

François Truffaut

Stars:

Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble
Twelve-year-old Antoine, who has managed to take his place among the elite films, cannot find peace at school or at home because of the problems he has with his family and the frequent humiliation by his teacher at school. One day, when he and his friend ran away from school because he did not do his homework, Antoine saw his mother with another man in the street, returned to school without taking the shock off and tells the lie that his mother died as an excuse for not doing his homework. The moment the parents come to school intact, the facts are revealed and Antoine is suspended for a while. Now afraid to go home because he is afraid of his family, Antoine decides to escape to the seaside with his close friend. The aim is to make money by stealing and selling his father's typewriter. But things still don't go as expected ...

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    Also Known As:

    The 400 Blows

    Writers:

    François Truffaut (scenario), Marcel Moussy (adaptation), François Truffaut (adaptation), Marcel Moussy (dialogue)

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