The 400 Blows [Les 400 Coups]

François Truffaut (director, screenwriter)
Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Remy, Claire Maurier (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1959. Two vintage reference photographs from the set of the 1959 French film, both showing director François Truffaut on the set. Annotations in manuscript pencil relating to cropping on the versos, and one with a provenance stamp.

Truffaut's auspicious debut, a semi-autobiographical tale of a young boy's estrangement from his family and school, leading him into a life of petty crime and culminating in trouble with the law. Winner of Best Director at Cannes and nominated for the Palme d'Or.

Set and shot on location in Paris, France.

7 x 5 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 5. Ebert I. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Rosenbaum 1000.


[Book #159829]