François Truffaut

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University of California Press, Sep 4, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 462 pages
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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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Who doesn't love Truffaut's films? The director of classics like Jules and Jim was clear-eyed in his probing of human folly but always had a light touch. So do the authors of this biography, an ... Read full review

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19461952
29
19521958
70
19581962
124
19621968
190
19681971
231
19711979
281
19791984
349
Notes
395
Bibliography
429
Acknowledgments
435
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Antoine do Baecque is Editor-in-Chief of Cahiers du Cinema. He is at work on a book about French New Wave cinema. Serge Toubiana has headed Cahiers du Cinema since 1981. In 1993, he codirected a documentary titled Francois Truffaut: Stolen Portraits.

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