Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Another 32 wins & 21 nominations.
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A compilation of some of his movies critiques "Les films de ma vie" (The movies of my life).
2 Biographical Movies |
14 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
13 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
François | F. Truffaut | Francois Truffaut
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Originally, I didn't like [John Ford
]--because of his material: for example, the comic secondary characters, the brutality, the male-female relationships typified by the man's slapping the woman on the backside. But eventually I came to understand that he had achieved an absolute uniformity of technical expertise. And his technique is the more admirable for being unobtrusive: His camera is ...
Truffaut was an only child who saw little of his working parents during childhood. His maternal grandfather was a great influence on him and is responsible for the director's love of books.