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HEARTS@themovies: Anniversary Series: Francois Truffaut’s THE 400 BLOWS
November 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:15 pmFree
NO RSVP NEEDED. 2 HONORS POINTS. NO LATE ARRIVALS. Once movie starts the door closes. Be on time!! Discussion after the movie! Description: Truffaut’s first feature film follows young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) whose life is made up of one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults including his neglectful parents (Claire Maurier Albert Remy) Antoine spends his days with his best friend Rene trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry Antoine ends up in trouble with the law leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures. 60 Years Anniversary. 1959 Academy Award Nominee for Best Writing Story and Screenplay – Written Directly for the Screen: François Truffaut Marcel Moussy. 1959 Cannes Film Festival Winner Best Director: François Truffaut. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i89oN8v7RdY; Director: François Truffaut; Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud Albert Rémy Claire Maurier. Runtime: 1h 39min + discussion; France (1959); In French with English subtitles. Join us!