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Les 400 Coups

Les 400 Coups

The story of Antoine Doinel aged twelve and a half begins on the day he is given a severe punishment at school to do at home that evening. It happens that he is unable to do it. So, the next day, not daring to go back to school, Antoine, together with his best friend, René, discovers the joys of playing truant. That afternoon, he comes across his mother on the arm of a stranger.

Language
  • French
Runtime
99
Production Year
1959
Film Type
Feature
Production Countries
  • France
Casts
Claire Maurier, Albert Remy, Jean-pierre Leaud
Festivals / Awards
  • 1959: Cannes Film Festival, Best Director, OCIC Award/ Faro Island Film Festival, Main Competition, FIPRESCI Prize, Grand Jury Prize, Golden Train Award
  • 1960: Academy Awards, USA, Best Writing, Story and ScreenplayWritten Directly for the Screen, Oscar

Crew List

Screenwriter
François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy
Producer
François Truffaut
Editor
Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
Music
Jean Constantin
Sound
Jean-Claude Marchetti
DOP / Camera
Henri Decaë

Director/s

François Truffaut
François Truffaut
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