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Ray Bradbury
Oskar Werner
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Henri Langlois
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François Truffaut

Knowledge Identifier: +Francois_Truffaut


Francois Truffaut

French filmmaker, one of the founders of the French New Waveadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1932.

Countries: France (48%), United States (22%), (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol, Day for Night (film)

Linked to: French Army, Webster's New World College Dictionary




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Francois Truffaut was born in 1932 add something


He was eight years old when he saw his first movie, Abel Gance's Paradis Perdu from 1939. add something


Citizen Kane - It was not until 1946 that it was shown in France, where it gained considerable acclaim, particularly from film critics such as André Bazin and from "Cahiers du cinéma" writers, including future film directors François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard


Notorious (1946 film) - When production wrapped in February 1946, Hitchcock had in the can what François Truffaut later told him "gets a maximum of effect from a minimum of elements


After starting his own film club in 1948, Truffaut met Andre Bazin, who would have great effect on his professional and personal life. add something


Eric Rohmer - In about 1949, while living in Paris, Rohmer first began to attend screenings at Henri Langlois's Cinémathèque Française, where he first met and befriended Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Claude_Chabrol, Jacques Rivette and other members of the French New Wave


Truffaut joined the French Army in 1950, aged 18, but spent the next two years trying to escape. add something


International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - As early as the 1950s, however, visitors were treated to works by young filmmakers from the West such as François Truffaut, Norman_McLaren, Alain Resnais, Bert Haanstra and Lindsay Anderson


Peter Bogdanovich - Bogdanovich was influenced by the French critics of the 1950s who wrote for "Cahiers du Cinéma", especially critic-turned-director François Truffaut


Claude Jutra - Towards the end of the 1950s he moved to France and François Truffaut, who became a friend, asked him to direct a Cocteau scenario, "Anna la Bonne"


Raymond Abrashkin - The movie, which came out in 1953, was nominated for an Academy Award, and won acclaim and praise from François Truffaut as setting the stage for the French New Wave movement


In 1954, Truffaut wrote an article called "Une Certaine Tendance du Cinema Français" ("A Certain Trend of French Cinema"), in which he attacked the current state of French films, lambasting certain screenwriters and producers. add something


He started out with the short film Une Visite in 1955 and followed that up with Les Mistons in 1957. add something


Fool's Mate (1956 film) - Released in 1956, the film is something of a curio thanks to a scene in which Rivette and French New Wave contemporaries Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, and François Truffaut are seen in the same room as party guests


Nights of Cabiria - French director François Truffaut thought "Cabiria" was Fellini's best film to date upon its original 1957 release


Philippe de Broca - He served an apprenticeship with Henri Decoin, became assistant to Claude Chabrol on "Le Beau Serge" in 1957, and later assisted François Truffaut with "Les quatre-cent coups"


Les Mistons - "'Les Mistons"' is a short film directed by François Truffaut in 1957


L'Arroseur Arrose - French New Wave director François Truffaut later included an homage to the gag in his 1958 film, "Les Mistons"


Henry Chapier - He began in 1958 a career as film criticize collaborating with the weekly newspaper "Arts" with François Truffaut


Claude Jutra - In 1958 he went to France to work with François Truffaut and Jean Rouch


Truffaut was married to Madeleine Morgenstern from 1959 to 1965, and they had two daughters, Laura and Eva. add something


Honore de Balzac - He is included in François Truffaut's 1959 film, "The 400 Blows"


Mar del Plata Film Festival - During the 1960s several well-known guests appeared, including: Paul Newman, Alberto Sordi, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Vittorio Gassman, Toshir? Mifune, François Truffaut, Karel_Reisz, Catherine Deneuve, Juan Antonio Bardem, Anthony Perkins, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Maria Callas, Cantinflas, Andrzej Wajda, Jacques Tati, Lee Strasberg, George Hamilton


Charles Aznavour - In 1960 Aznavour starred in François Truffaut's "Tirez sur le pianiste", playing a character called Édouard Saroyan


Boby Lapointe - In 1960, film director François Truffaut offered him a part in "Tirez sur le Pianiste" in which he sang "Framboise", accompanied by Charles Aznavour on piano. This marked the start of a career that saw Lapointe perform at major venues throughout France


Jean-Louis Bory - In 1961, he replaced François Truffaut as a film critic for the weekly "Arts"


In 1962, Truffaut directed his third movie, Jules and Jim, a romantic drama starring Jeanne Moreau. add something


Henri-Pierre Roche - After "Jules and Jim" was adapted by François Truffaut as a 1962 film by the same name, both of Roché's novels attracted widespread interest and sales


Henri-Pierre Roche - Both were adapted as films by director François Truffaut, in 1962 and 1971, respectively


Vertigo (film) - However, even François Truffaut's important 1962 book of interviews with Hitchcock devotes only a few pages to "Vertigo"


In 1965 he directed the American production of Ray Bradbury's classic sci-fi novel Fahrenheit 451. add something


Julie Christie - In 1966, Christie played a dual role in François Truffaut's adaptation of the Ray Bradbury novel "Fahrenheit 451", where she starred opposite Oskar Werner


Oskar Werner - In 1966, he played book-burning fireman Guy Montag in François Truffaut's film adaptation of the cult-classic "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury


In 1967, Truffaut published his book-length interview of Hitchcock, Hitchcock/Truffaut. add something


Kate Bush - Her songs have occasionally combined comedy and horror to form dark humour, such as murder by poisoning in "Coffee Homeground", an alcoholic mother in "Ran Tan Waltz" and the upbeat "The Wedding List", a song inspired by François Truffaut's 1967 film of Cornell Woolrich's "The Bride Wore Black" about the death of a groom and the bride's subsequent revenge against the killer


Bernard Herrmann - While Herrmann had brought Hitchcock a copy of his classical work after the break-up, Hitchcock had given Herrmann a copy of his 1967 interview book with François Truffaut, which he inscribed "To Benny with my fondest wishes, Hitch


While he had affairs with almost all of his leading ladies - in 1968 he was fiance of Claude Jade - Truffaut and actress Fanny Ardant lived together from 1981 to 1984 and had a daughter, Josephine Truffaut. add something


Martine Brochard - Born in Paris, Martine Brochard debuted in 1968 in a minor role in François Truffaut's "Baisers volés"


Peter Bogdanovich - In 1968, following the example of "Cahiers du Cinéma" critics Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and Éric Rohmer who had created the Nouvelle Vague by making their own films, Bogdanovich decided to become a director


Jean Marc Gaspard Itard - He is known as an educator of Deaf-Mutes, and tried his educational theories in the celebrated case of Victor of Aveyron, dramatized in the 1970 motion picture "The Wild Child" by François Truffaut


Hiroko Matsumoto - In 1970, Matsumoto played the prominent part of Kyoko, the Japanese lover, in French director François Truffaut's movie "Bed and Board"


Henri Langlois - In 1970, an English language documentary "Henri Langlois" was made about his life's work, featuring interviews with Ingrid Bergman, Lillian Gish, François Truffaut, Catherine_Deneuve, Jeanne Moreau and others


Henry Farrell - French director François Truffaut's 1972 movie "Une belle fille comme moi" was based on Farrell's 1967 novel "Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me"


Day for Night won Truffaut a Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1973. add something


In 1973, Jean-Luc Godard accused Truffaut of making a movie that was a “lie,” and Truffaut replied with a 20-page letter in which he accused Godard of being a radical-chic hypocrite, a man who believed everyone to be “equal” in theory only. add something


Graham Greene - In 1973, Greene had an uncredited cameo appearance as an insurance company representative in François Truffaut's film "Day for Night"


Day for Night (film) - "'La Nuit américaine"' is a 1973 French film directed by François Truffaut


In 1975, Truffaut gained more notoriety with The Story of Adele H. Isabelle Adjani in the title role earned a nomination for a Best Actress Oscar. add something


Adele Hugo - Adele's obsession with Pinson inspired the 1975 biographical film "The Story of Adele H.", directed by François Truffaut and starring Isabelle Adjani


Ivry Gitlis - In 1975 he acted in a dramatic role as Hypnotist in François Truffaut's film, "The Story of Adele H."


Valentina Cortese - She was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actress in 1975 for her performance in François Truffaut's "Day for Night"


Truffaut's 1976 film Small Change gained a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Foreign Film. add something


Thiers, Puy-de-Dome - The town was featured in François Truffaut's 1976 film "Small Change"


Close Encounters of the Third Kind - "'Close Encounters of the Third Kind"' is a 1977 science fiction film, written and directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda_Dillon, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban, and Cary Guffey


Alain Souchon - He continued releasing albums and in 1978 wrote the theme for François Truffaut's 1979 film "Love on the Run"


In 1980, his film The Last Metro garnered twelve Cesar Award nominations with ten wins, including Best Director. add something


In 1983 Confidentially Yours is Truffaut's tribute to his favorite director, Alfred Hitchcock. add something


In 1983, Truffaut was diagnosed with a brain tumor. add something


Francois Truffaut died in 1984 add something


He died on 21 October 1984, aged 52 at the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine in France. add something


After being expelled from several schools, at the age of fourteen he decided to become self-taught. add something


He began his career in The 400 Blows at the age of fourteen, and continued as the favorite actor and "double" of Truffaut. add something


Trussardi - The 2014 collection was partially inspired by the films of Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut


Jacques Rivette - Rivette was buried on 5 February 2016 in the Montmartre Cemetery in Paris, not far from François Truffaut's grave