François Truffaut

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University of California Press, 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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Review: Truffaut: A Biography

User 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 Biography

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Why did I read this? I don't even really like Truffaut. Trying to be intellectual or continental or something. Read full review

Contents

19461952
29
19521958
70
19581962
124
19621968
190
19681971
231
19711979
281
19791984
349
Notes
395
Bibliography
429
Acknowledgments
435
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Antoine do Baecque is Editor-in-Chief of Cahiers du Cinéma. He is at work on a book about French New Wave cinema. Serge Toubiana has headed Cahiers du Cinéma since 1981. In 1993, he codirected a documentary titled François Truffaut: Stolen Portraits.

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