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FILM TRUFFAUT Love on the Run: The Films of François Truffaut

Love on the Run: The Films of François Truffaut

from: Not Coming to a Theater near You

♦ Short intro ♦ film chronology (just name and date) ♦ Each film in listing links to short review

February 17, 2012 Posted by | francois truffaut, Truffaut | , | Leave a comment

FILM TRUFFAUT His Myspace page


You’d expect a man like that with the vision and energy for film to find a way to tap into the social networks beyond the grave!

Here Truffault’s Myspace page, which is full of interesting stuff  produced by Carletto di San Giovanni, whose own myspace is pretty fulsome too.

April 20, 2009 Posted by | film analysis, film directors, film editing, film narrative, film theory, film [its techniques], francois truffaut, Truffaut | , , , , | Leave a comment

Film : review Truffaut “Day for Night”

Day for Night (1973)

from MovieDivia

Confusion between fiction and reality is the film’s subject. Day for Night is also a record of Truffaut’s directorial method; “I made Day for Night like a documentary, and there is very little difference between the shooting I show and that of my films.” The abandoned set of an American film, The Madwoman of Chaillot, inspired him to stage his own film within a film there, albeit on a more luxurious scale than that to which he was accustomed. “…my intent was to make the audience happy on seeing a film in the making, to infuse joy and lightheartedness from all the sprocket holes of the film, ‘Moi, jaime le cinema.'”

Day for Night by Brian Hoyle (Senses of Cinema)

Truffaut’s trifle in Day for Night by Marjorie Rosen (Jump Cut)

January 11, 2009 Posted by | film directors, film [its techniques] | | Leave a comment