Fri 7 Jan - Thu 10 Feb / 4K restoration

The 400 Blows

Cert. PG

CinéFamilies, Classics, Festivals & Series

François Truffaut Revisited, Rebellious & Glorious Season

Les 400 coups

93 mins

in French with English subtitles

France | 1959 | b&w | dir. François Truffaut, with Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy | 4K restoration

François Truffaut’s first feature and a cinematic recreation of his own childhood is one of the defining films of the French New Wave. Misunderstood and neglected, 13-year-old outcast Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) seeks to rebel against the oppressive social norms of school and home. Turning to petty crime, Antoine skips school to traverse the streets of Paris.

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