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François Truffaut

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Thursday, April 2 2009

The Aesthetics of Absorption: Truffaut’s ‘The 400 Blows’

In Truffaut, the camera works not to keep the viewer out of the constructed reality of the film but rather to draw the viewer into the artifice, to make the viewer complicit in its feigned reality


Thursday, March 19 2009

An Auteur's Touch of Evil

The auteur is dead, long live the auteur: Orson Welles and Touch of Evil, 50 years on.


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Wednesday, February 19 2014

A Queer Reading of Truffaut's Masterpiece, 'Jules and Jim'

Jeanne Moreau is a bewitching temptress; but what about the men?


Sunday, April 25 2010

Essential Art House: Jules and Jim

François Truffaut's splendid New Wave is released in the Essential Art House series, with a gorgeous print but completely devoid of special features.


Monday, May 30 2005

Jules and Jim: Criterion Collection (1962)

'Truffaut had the dread of everything conventional. Above all, he detested the conventionality of the nonconventional,' Jean Gruault notes.


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