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The Resource The 400 blows/, scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise in scène de François Truffaut ; une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du carrosse

The 400 blows/, scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise in scène de François Truffaut ; une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du carrosse

Label
The 400 blows/
Title
The 400 blows/
Statement of responsibility
scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise in scène de François Truffaut ; une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du carrosse
Title variation
Les quatre cents coups
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Antoine Doinet lives in a cramped apartment with his mother and stepfather, neglected by them and unlucky at school. Living an intensely imaginative life of his own he gets into trouble and is finally committed to reform school from which he escapes and runs towards the sea, which he has never seen
Member of
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, 1959: OCIC Award; Best director.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editors, Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decugis, Michèle de Possel ; music, Jean Constantin ; producer, Georges Charlot
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-1995
  • 1931-
  • 1944-
  • 1911-1967
  • 1910-1964
  • 1903-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Truffaut, François
  • Moussy, Marcel
  • Givray, Claude de
  • Revon, Bernard
  • Léaud, Jean-Pierre
  • Maurier, Claire
  • Rémy, Albert
  • Decomble, Guy
  • Flamant, Georges
  • Auffay, Patrick
  • Decae, Henri
  • Yoyotte, Marie-Josèphe
  • Decugis, Cécile
  • Constantin, Jean
  • S.E.D.I.F
  • Films du carrosse (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
99
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doinel, Antoine (Fictitious character)
  • Teenage boys
  • Parent and child
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Criminal behavior
  • Foreign films
  • Feature films
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The 400 blows/, scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise in scène de François Truffaut ; une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du carrosse
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Also issued in dual-format edition with blu-ray disc
  • "Enhanced for widescreen tvs"--Container
  • Container insert includes an essay "Close to home" by film scholar Annette Insdorf
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by cinema professor Brian Stonehill; optional audio commentary by Robert Lachenay; "Auditions" featuring screen tests of Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan (7 min.); "Cannes 1959" newsreel interview footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud at Cannes (6 min.); "Cinéastes de notre temps" television program excerpt featuring interviews with Truffaut and friends (23 min.); "Cinépanorama" television excerpt interview of Truffaut (7 min.); theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • "Janus Films"--Container
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: commentaries by cinema preofessor Bian Stonehill and another by Francois Truffaut's lifelong friend Robert Lachenay; audition footage of Jean-Pierre Leaud, Patrick Auffay and Richard Kanayan; newsreel footage of Leaud in Cannes; Excerpt from a French TV program with Truffaut discussing his youth, critical writings, and the origins of Antoine Doinel; a television interview with Truffaut; Theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781559409735
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515114318
  • 715515017527
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1625D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)66903071
  • (OCoLC)ocm66903071
  • 199993
System details
  • DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital mono
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The 400 blows/, scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise in scène de François Truffaut ; une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du carrosse
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Also issued in dual-format edition with blu-ray disc
  • "Enhanced for widescreen tvs"--Container
  • Container insert includes an essay "Close to home" by film scholar Annette Insdorf
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by cinema professor Brian Stonehill; optional audio commentary by Robert Lachenay; "Auditions" featuring screen tests of Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan (7 min.); "Cannes 1959" newsreel interview footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud at Cannes (6 min.); "Cinéastes de notre temps" television program excerpt featuring interviews with Truffaut and friends (23 min.); "Cinépanorama" television excerpt interview of Truffaut (7 min.); theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • "Janus Films"--Container
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: commentaries by cinema preofessor Bian Stonehill and another by Francois Truffaut's lifelong friend Robert Lachenay; audition footage of Jean-Pierre Leaud, Patrick Auffay and Richard Kanayan; newsreel footage of Leaud in Cannes; Excerpt from a French TV program with Truffaut discussing his youth, critical writings, and the origins of Antoine Doinel; a television interview with Truffaut; Theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781559409735
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515114318
  • 715515017527
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1625D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)66903071
  • (OCoLC)ocm66903071
  • 199993
System details
  • DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital mono
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
DVD

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