The 400 Blows (1959)

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The 400 Blows

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Directed By François Truffaut François Truffaut Starring Jean-Pierre Léaud Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Claire Maurier Claire Maurier  •  Albert Remy Albert Remy  •  Guy Decomble Guy Decomble  •  Georges Flamant Georges Flamant Genres Childhood Drama  •  Coming-of-Age  •  Drama  •  Foreign Language Film  •  French New Wave  •  Juvenile Delinquency Film Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  The Criterion Collection  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time Poll  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Prix Méliès Winning  •  Alamo Drafthouse 100  •  Time Out: Paris's 100 Best French Films  •  Cahiers du cinéma: Top 10 Lists  •  Empire Magazine's 100 Best Films of World Cinema  •  Time Out: New York's 50 Best Foreign Films  •  The Cinemaholic's 100 Best Movies of All Time  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Language Film Winning
Other Titles Les quatre cents coups [France] Release Info 1959-06-03T00:00:00Z June 3, 1959
B&W  •  99 minutes NR Rated NR
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The 400 Blows vs. Breathless

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The 400 Blows vs. Stand by Me

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Comments (4)

 
JC13

JC13 on 11/20/2015 Reply  · 

Wonderfully made and well acted.

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nine1hilario

nine1hilario on 9/26/2019 Reply  · 

pure cinema

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hambone88

hambone88 on 3/22/2020 Reply  · 

This was a pleasant surprise out of the French new wave. Great movie.

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