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1. Reflets de Cannes (1952– )

Documentary

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Stars: François Chalais, Jayne Mansfield, Marcel Achard, Henri-Georges Clouzot

2. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

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Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

3. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn, Stephen Fry

4. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Writers: François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

5. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

6. Breathless (1960)

Unrated | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A young car thief kills a policeman and tries to persuade a girl to hide in Italy with him.

Writer: François Truffaut | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

7. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

8. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Episode: François Truffaut ou L'esprit critique (1965)

64 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Jean-Pierre Chartier | Stars: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Albert Rémy, Jean-Pierre Léaud

9. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Writers: Henri-Pierre Roché, François Truffaut, Jean Gruault | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

10. Stolen Kisses (1968)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Antoine Doinel joined the army but has just been discharged. The film tells his reunion with Christine Darbon, the girl he was in love with before the beginning of the film, and his ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Bernard Revon | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

11. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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91 Metascore

After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Writer: Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

12. Shoot the Pianist (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, ... See full summary »

Writers: David Goodis, François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

13. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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This short film is the first segment of five in the multinational feature Love at Twenty (1962), all five segments on the theme of first adult love. After indulging in much delinquency in ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Jean-François Adam

14. Naked Childhood (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

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A 10-year-old boy feels unwanted when his mother places him in a home for wayward children. He goes to a foster home where a family of workers finds him to be too much for them. When the ... See full summary »

Writers: Arlette Langmann, Maurice Pialat | Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Michel Terrazon, Linda Gutemberg, Raoul Billerey, Pierrette Deplanque

15. Small Change (1976)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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In the town of Thiers, summer of 1976, teachers and parents give their children skills, love, and attention. A teacher has his first child, a single mother hopes to meet Mr. Right, another ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Georges Desmouceaux, Philippe Goldmann, Nicole Félix, Chantal Mercier

16. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

7.7
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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

17. Me faire ça à moi (1961)

85 min | Thriller

7.7
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Writers: Claude de Givray, Pierre Grimblat, Jean-Michel Sorel | Director: Pierre Grimblat | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Louis Richard, Pierre Grasset

18. Le grand échiquier (1972– )

Music

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Stars: Jacques Chancel, Pierre Rabbath, Robert Hossein, Serge Reggiani

19. The Soft Skin (1964)

113 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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78 Metascore

Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorléac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi

20. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

7.6
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In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who can not walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Jean Itard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

21. Bed & Board (1970)

GP | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Some time after "Baisers Volés", Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Christine Darbon (Claude Jade) are married and Antoine works dying flowers, and Christine is pregnant and gives ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Bernard Revon | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Hiroko Berghauer, Barbara Laage

22. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Many women are attending Bertrand Morane's burial. They are all the ones that 40 years old engineer loved. Flashback : Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an ... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Fermaud, Suzanne Schiffman, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

24. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol

25. The Story of Adele H (1975)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Suzanne Schiffman, Frances Vernor Guille, Adèle Hugo | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, Sylvia Marriott, Joseph Blatchley

26. I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1975)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Writers: James C. Gutman, David Helpern, Myron Meisel | Director: David Helpern | Stars: Natalie Wood, John Houseman, François Truffaut, Nicholas Ray

27. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal? What is her purpose?

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet, Charles Denner

28. Confidentially Yours (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Williams, François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean Aurel | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

29. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

7.3
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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions.

Writer: Jean Cocteau | Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Françoise Arnoul, Claudine Auger, Charles Aznavour

30. Anne and Muriel (1971)

120 min | Romance, Drama

7.3
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »

Writers: Henri-Pierre Roché, François Truffaut, Jean Gruault | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter, Sylvia Marriott

31. The Woman Next Door (1981)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean Aurel | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Michèle Baumgartner

32. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Ray Bradbury | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring

33. Les Mistons (1957)

18 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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During the hot summer, 5 kids, "Les Mistons", spy on two lovers. They follow Gerard and Bernadette everywhere. Les Mistons send a suggestive postcard to Bernadette once Gerard is away. But ... See full summary »

Writer: Maurice Pons | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Blain, Bernadette Lafont, Michel François, Alain Baldy

34. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

7.2
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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, Nathalie Baye, Jeanne Moreau

35. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Charles Aznavour, Eddy Mitchell, Eric Charden

36. Love on the Run (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Marie-France Pisier, Jean Aurel, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

37. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

GP | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Louis Mahe is a tobacco planter at Reunion Island. He is waiting for Julie Roussel to marry her. He only knows her by mail. The woman that comes does not like the picture he got, but he ... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nelly Borgeaud, Martine Ferrière

38. Une visite (1955)

8 min | Short

7.1
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Writer: François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Francis Cognany, Florence Doniol-Valcroze, Laura Mauri, Jean-José Richer

39. Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' (2000 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Hosted by Eva Marie Saint, the film's leading lady, this 40-minute documentary of Alfred Hitchcock's only M-G-M film combines interviews (Martin Landau, Patricia Hitchcock, production ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Patricia Hitchcock, Ernest Lehman, Robert F. Boyle

40. The Green Room (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama

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A French little town, at the end of the twenties. Julien Davenne is a journalist whose wife Julie died a decade ago. He gathered in the green room all Julie's objects. When a fire destroys ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Gruault, Henry James, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Nathalie Baye, Jean Dasté, Patrick Maléon

41. Le coup du berger (1956)

28 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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Writers: Jacques Rivette, Claude Chabrol, Charles L. Bitsch | Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Virginie Vitry, Anne Doat, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Jean-Claude Brialy

42. The Little Thief (1988)

R | 109 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.9
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In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Claude Miller, Luc Béraud, Annie Miller | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Didier Bezace, Simon de La Brosse, Clotilde de Bayser

43. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979 TV Special)

100 min | Documentary

6.9
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On March 7, 1979, Alfred Hitchcock becomes the seventh recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievment Award. Hostess Ingrid Bergman introduces an array of actors and writers and... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Judith Anderson, Ned Beatty, Ingrid Bergman, Mel Brooks

44. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary

6.9
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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Alves, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss

45. Carl Th. Dreyer (1966)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.9
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At the world premiere of "Gertrud" in Paris, December 1964, Dreyer is greeted by many celebrities of the French cinema: Clouzot, Langlois, Truffaut, Godard, Anna Karina. Afterwards Dreyer ... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Roos | Director: Jørgen Roos | Stars: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Henri Langlois, François Truffaut

46. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

47. Langlois (1970)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Henri Langlois tour of French Cinemathèque early locations.

Directors: Roberto Guerra, Eila Hershon | Stars: Kenneth Anger, Ingrid Bergman, Catherine Deneuve, Lillian Gish

48. A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Farrell, François Truffaut, Jean-Loup Dabadie | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Guy Marchand

49. A Story of Water (1961)

18 min | Romance, Short

6.6
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A young woman is going to Paris by bus, but when she steps out of her house she discovers that her garden and the whole village is flooded with water. With a boat and a bike she succeeds to... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut | Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Caroline Dim, Jean-Luc Godard

50. Take It All (1963)

99 min | Drama

6.6
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A man struggles with his identity, his life choices, his interracial relationship, and his latent homosexuality. A portrait of some young intellectuals in early sixties Montreal.

Writer: Claude Jutra | Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Claude Jutra, Johanne Harelle, Victor Désy, Tania Fédor