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Title The 400 blows [(Blu-ray) videorecording] : Les quatre cents coups / scénario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut ; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise in scène de François Truffaut ; une co-production S.E.D.I.F., Les Films du carrosse.

Edition Blu-ray special edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2014.
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2009], 1959.
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Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, black &white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby digital monaural rda
NTSC
video file Blu Ray region 1 region A
Series The Criterion Collection ; 5
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 5.
System Details Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital uncompressed mono., 24-bit, 1080p High Definition (new and restored digital transfer) ;requires Blu-ray player
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay.
Credits Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editors, Marie Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decugis, Michèle de Possel ; music, Jean Constantin.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: Audio commentary by cinema professor Brian Stonehill; audio commentary by François Truffaut's lifelong friend Robert Lachenay (directed by François Chalais and Jacques Planche, aired on May 2, 1959); rare audition footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan; newsreel footage of Léaud in Cannes for the showing of The 400 blows; excerpt from a TV program in which Truffaut discusses his youth, his critical writings, and the origins of Antoine; TV interview with Truffaut about the global reception of The 400 blow and his own critical impression of the film; theatrical trailer; an essay by film scholar Annette Insdorf.
Summary Antoine Doinel is a young Parisian boy who is neglected by his derelict parents, skips out on school, sneaks into movies, runs away from home, steals things, and tries, with disastrous results, to return them. Like most kids, he gets into more trouble for things he thinks are right than for his actual trespasses. But, unlike most kids, he gets whacked with the big stick. He lives in a Paris filled with dingy flats, seedy arcades, abandoned factories, and workaday streets. Paris is a city that seems big and full of possibilities only when seen through the eyes of a child.
Subject Boys -- Conduct of life -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Doinel, Antoine (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Abused children -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Theft -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Juvenile delinquents -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Discipline of children -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
France -- 20th century -- Social life and customs -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
France (OCoLC)fst01204289 -- Videodiscs.
France -- Paris (OCoLC)fst01205283 -- Videodiscs.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Crime films.
New wave films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films France.
Foreign films French.
Motion pictures, French.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Charlot, Georges.
Moussy, Marcel, 1924-1995, screenwriter.
Truffaut, François, screenwriter, director.
Léaud, Jean-Pierre, 1944-
Maurier, Claire, actor.
Rémy, Albert, 1911-1967, actor.
Decomble, Guy, 1910-1964, actor.
Flamant, Georges, 1903-1990, actor.
Auffay, Patrick, actor.
Decae, Henri, director of photography.
Yoyotte, Marie-Josèphe, editor of moving image work.
Decugis, Cécile, editor of moving image work.
Constantin, Jean, composer (expression)
Films du carrosse (Firm)
S.E.D.I.F.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Quatre cents coups
Four-hundred blows
ISBN 9781604658309
Standard No. 715515114318
Music No. CC2349BD Criterion collection
CC1795BD Criterion Collection
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