The 400 blows Les quatre cents coups
|Language and/or Subtitles:||French|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies|
SummarySensitively recreating the trials of Truffaut's own childhood, portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship that would last a lifetime.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 5.|
Parent and child
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- Drama.
Thrillers (Television programs)
|Publisher|| Irvington, NY :The Criterion Collection,2006
|Other Titles|| Les quatre cents coups
Four hundred blows
Maurier, Claire, actor.
Rémy, Albert, 1911-1967, actor.
Decomble, Guy, 1910-1964, actor.
Flamant, Georges, 1903-1990, actor.
Auffay, Patrick, actor.
Truffaut, François, film director, screenwriter.
Charlot, Georges, film producer.
Constantin, Jean, composer.
Moussy, Marcel, 1924-1995.
S.E.D.I.F., production company.
Films du carrosse (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay.
Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editors, Marie Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decugis, Michèle de Possel ; music, Jean Constantin.
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; two audio commentaries, one by cinema professor Brian Stonehill and another by François Truffaut's lifelong friend Robert Lachenay; rare audio footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan; newsreel footage of Léaud in Cannes for the showing of 'The 400 blows'; excerpt from a French TV program with Truffaut discussing his yourth, critical writings, and the origins of Antoine Doinel; television interview with Truffaut about the global financial reception of 'The 400 blows' and his own critical impression of the film; theatrical trailer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.