Feb 3, 2022 · François Truffaut’s 20 best films – ranked Jean-Pierre Léaud as François Truffaut’s alter ego Antoine Doinel in Stolen Kisses. Photograph: TCD/Prod.DB/Alamy
Mini Bio. French director François Truffaut began to assiduously go to the movies at age seven. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who became his protector.
François Truffaut. Highest Rated: 100% The Wild Child (1970) Lowest Rated: 40% The Green Room (1978) Birthday: Feb 6, 1932. Birthplace: Paris, France.
François Truffaut, (born Feb. 6, 1932, Paris, France—died Oct. 21, 1984, Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris), French film director and critic. As a film critic for the avant-garde Cahiers du Cinéma , he advocated the auteur theory and helped establish the New Wave movement.
François Truffaut. François Truffaut - French New Wave, Film Critic, Director: After this burst of creativity, he seemed to have a period of hesitation. All of his later works, however, were intensely personal and explored one of two themes: studies in forlorn childhoods—e.g., the Doinel saga and L’Enfant sauvage (1970; The Wild Child ...
Truffaut's death from a brain tumor in 1984 robbed international cinema of one of its great practitioners, as well as a brilliant decoder of complex human emotions both writ large and up close and personal. François Roland Truffaut was born in Paris, France on Feb. 6, 1932.
François Roland Truffaut ( UK: / ˈtruːfoʊ, ˈtrʊ -/ TROO-foh, TRUU-, US: / truːˈfoʊ / troo-FOH; French: [fʁɑ̃swa ʁɔlɑ̃ tʁyfo]; 6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was a French filmmaker, actor, and critic. He is widely regarded as one of the founders of the French New Wave.