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The 400 Blows (1959)

The semi-autobiographical French New Wave landmark The 400 Blows by François Truffaut is as potent a vehicle for an adult’s autobiographical ruminations as it is a guide to the new adolescent’s storming terrain. 49 more words


Avangarda franceză: La Nouvelle Vague - Prima parte

            Criticii de film au folosit expresia La Nouvelle Vague (The New Wave) făcând referire la un grup de regizori francezi care și-au pus amprenta în istoria cinematografiei internaționale, printr-o serie de producții care lansau o nouă viziune asupra filmului. 700 more words

Avangarda Cinematografică

The Farmer's Wife [1928)

This is a painful cinematic experience.  It takes a certain amount of masochism for all but the most rabid Hitchcock fans to sit through this 129-minute snoozer.  223 more words


MOVIE REVIEW | Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

“My pop used to say, If someone knocks, assume it’s a murderer. If it’s just a robber, you’ll be happy”.

While today’s film industry appears to be dominated by American studios, stories and sensibilities, one of the most important turning points in modern cinema that is still being felt today took place in France in the years following the second World War. 494 more words

Del cuaderno de citas: Jules y Jim

Lo primero en lo que pensé cuando comencé a ver Jules y Jim, fue en Amélie, a eso me remitió la entonación de la voz en off; después, ya avanzada la película, Catherine me pareció algo así como la tía abuela perdida de Summer Finn. 329 more words

The 400 Blows (1959) - Review

In an year which saw the release of North by  Northwest and Some Like It Hot, two experienced professional filmmakers creating renowned masterpieces, Francois Truffaut, in his debut, creates an intensely touching childhood drama that is every bit as good. 58 more words

Classic Movies

In The End, There Are New Beginnings

In the end, I think my funeral will resemble that Truffaut film
That one where the playboy dies
And all of his past loves appear to see him off… 253 more words