Articles tagged francois truffaut

‘The Francois Truffaut Collection’ Captures the Director’s Finest Hours

These eight films collectively demonstrate a master filmmaker with a total understanding and command of cinematic language.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti

Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.

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‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ at 34: Still Thrilling After All These Years

What makes Close Encounters of the Third Kind stand out to this day is that it isn’t the usual UFO tale of “us vs them”, like Spielberg’s later remake of War of the Worlds; rather, it's very much a story about Earthlings.

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9 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

The Last Metro

Modern technical elements mixed with historical truths make for a singularly Truffautian experience, where tolerance is paramount.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

This is a young man's film, a film with its arms and eyes wide open, with none of the paranoia and xenophobia which plague us today.

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

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"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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