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By Sam Solecki

ISBN-10: 0773546243

ISBN-13: 9780773546240

François Truffaut (1932-1984) ranks one of the maximum movie administrators and has had a world impression on filmmaking as a screenwriter, manufacturer, movie critic, and founding member of the French New Wave. His so much celebrated motion pictures comprise The four hundred Blows, Shoot the Piano participant, Jules and Jim, Day for evening, and The final Metro.

A Truffaut laptop is a full of life and eclectic creation to the existence and paintings of this significant cinematic determine. In entries as short as a web page, in addition to in full-length essays, it examines issues equivalent to Truffaut's mentors, the autobiographical nature of his movies, his position within the movie culture, his movie feedback, his popularity, his relationships with different administrators, and the formal and thematic coherence of his physique of labor. Sam Solecki additionally argues for Truffaut's carrying on with allure and relevance by means of reading his effect on filmmakers like Woody Allen, Noah Baumbach, Alexander Payne, Patrice Leconte, and Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and on writers reminiscent of Julian Barnes, Ann Beattie, and Salman Rushdie. as the publication returns on a regular basis to the author's transferring responses to Truffaut's paintings over the past fifty years, it additionally bargains an autobiographical meditation on his personal lifelong fascination with movie.

Consisting of over 80 brief entries and essays, in addition to provocative lists, desires, and quizzes, A Truffaut pc is an unique and fascinating textual content and a version of passionate engagement with cinema.

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