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Portrait of François Truffaut by Duane Michals + Other Odd Photos

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    Photo of François Truffaut by Duane Michals, 1981

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    François Truffaut was born on February 6, 1932, in Paris, France. With the identity of his biological father later becoming a mystery, François’s mother, Janine de Monferrand, wed Roland Truffaut, with her husband giving his surname to her son. Yet the couple ultimately never allowed the boy to live with them; he was looked after by a wet nurse until, as a toddler, he was taken in and raised by his maternal grandmother and grandfather.

  • Les Miston (see youtube)

    Truffaut simply called it “my first real film”.Moreover it was Bernadette Lafont’s film debut. She was at that time Gérard Blain’s wife. It was shot at her hometown Nîmes.


    A Gorgeous Girl Like Me

  • André Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s Top 10 – read what they have to say about Jules et Jim.

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    Two English Girls –


  • The Story of Adele H.

  • Truffaut (previous post – his search for love & language, cinema & books)

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    (Truffaut and Jean Cocteau)
    via Silent and Talkie blog

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    (Robert Bresson and Truffaut at Cannes 1967)

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