The 400 blows Les quatre cents coups
Blu-ray - 2014
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.
- Feature films
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- Other Authors
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- Blu-ray special edition ; widescreen
- Item Description
- Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
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.).
- Physical Description
- 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
- Requires Blu-ray compatible player.
- Not rated.
- Cannes Film Festival, 1959: OCIC Award; Best director.
- Production Credits
- Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editors, Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decugis, Michèle de Possel ; music, Jean Constantin.