François Truffaut





François Truffaut


Born
in Paris, France
February 06, 1932

Died
October 21, 1984

Genre

Influences


François Roland Truffaut was an award-winning and influential filmmaker, critically acclaimed worldwide. He was also a talented and sought-after film critic in France (most notably, his work for Cahiers du Cinema), and one of the founders of the French New Wave and the auteur theory; he remains an icon of the French film industry. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he was also a screenwriter, producer or occasional actor in over twenty-five films.

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Hitchcock

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4.49 avg rating — 4,592 ratings — published 1983 — 53 editions
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The Films in My Life

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4.14 avg rating — 467 ratings — published 1975 — 24 editions
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Francois Truffaut: Correspo...

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4.31 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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Jules Et Jim

3.89 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1968 — 8 editions
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Le Plaisir des Yeux

4.19 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1975 — 7 editions
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Il cinema secondo Hitchcock/1

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4.13 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1994
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L'uomo che amava le donne

3.82 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1977 — 7 editions
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Truffaut Par Truffaut

4.36 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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The 400 Blows

3.97 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1959 — 7 editions
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Day for Night

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4.25 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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