The 400 Blows 1959
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|Starring||Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier|
|Supporting actors||Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay, Daniel Couturier, François Nocher, Richard Kanayan, Renaud Fontanarosa, Michel Girard, Serge Moati, Bernard Abbou, Jean-François Bergouignan, Michel Lesignor, Luc Andrieux, Robert Beauvais, Bouchon, Christian Brocard, Yvonne Claudie|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
I started getting into French films, and I read this one was really good.
Instead of seeking out answers to Antoine's issues, his teacher and his parents only seem concerned with immediate action; discipline.
Francois Truffaut was a born filmmaker, as this, his first feature film, makes startlingly apparent.
- some funny scenes
- street scenery of Paris in 1959
- movie dragged on
RECOMMENDATION: skip it, there are way better French... Read more
I just didn't really love it. It was a little too slow for my tastes. I can appreciate the care that was taken to make it, but I wouldn't want to watch it again.Published 2 months ago by H. J. Coy
I have always loved this film. As a former caseworker in child welfare, I always empathized with this poor kid's behavior. Read morePublished 3 months ago by RainyDayGal
If you like a real story this film is the ticket. The story line is from real life and it's a tale well told.Published 4 months ago by Mark Gresock
Recently, I conducted an experiment where I watched three movies by great directors. I watched a Fellini movie, an Ingmar Bergman and a Francois Truffaut. Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Irish
No matter which way you look at this film: an auto biography of Truffaut, a vision of growing up or just a fine French film, 400 Blows is a beauty. Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Buras
This may be my first taste of French Cinema, and it is off to a good start. This feels to me like a French version of Rebel without a Cause. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Thomas Gutowitz
I think this film is best understood in context. It was one of the first to be filmed as it was, capturing life as it is. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Anyong
Very bizarre movie and very worth watching. assigned this for a film class and didn't know what to expect - it was very interesting and worth watchingPublished 9 months ago by regharri