University of California Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 462 pages
Here is the definitive story of one of the most celebrated filmmakers of our time, an intensely private individual who cultivated the public image of a man consumed by his craft. But as this absorbing biography shows, Truffaut's personal story--from which he drew extensively to create the characters and plots of his films--is itself an extraordinary human drama.
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Review: Truffaut: A BiographyUser Review - Andre - Goodreads
I hardly ever read biographies, but my personal affinity with FT made me step out of my habits. As a biography, it might be a quite conventional (and a doorstop, no question); but it is well informed, and authored by two experts on French cinema, who know their subject matter very well. Read full review
Review: Truffaut: A BiographyUser Review - Goodreads
Why did I read this? I don't even really like Truffaut. Trying to be intellectual or continental or something. Read full review