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’400 Blows’ Is The Center Theme Of 71st Venice International Film Festival Poster

5 July 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

The final frame of François Truffaut‘s The 400 Blows is the center art for the 71st Venice International Film Festival poster which was released recently.  The boy portrayed in the close-up is Antoine Doinel, the main character and the director’s alter ego in his other titles (played by Jean-Pierre Léaud).  Image is the final frame of the film, after Antoine escapes from reform school and stares into the camera. For the third year in a row, Italian animator Simone Massi designed the Venice Film Festival poster.  Massi, a 2012 David di Donatello winner for best short film, also designed the opening sequence which […] »

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Venice Film Fest Unveils Poster for 71st Edition

4 July 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Rome — The Venice Film Festival will pay tribute to Francois Truffaut's The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups) with its poster for the 71st edition. Photos 25 Summer Movies for Grown-Ups The poster for the august festival is hotly anticipated every year. This year's version, drawn for the third consecutive year by artist and film director Simone Massi, is inspired by the classic closing sequence of Truffaut's acclaimed 1959 crime drama. The boy in the poster was played in the film by Jean-Pierre Leaud, who was 14 at the time the film was shot. Photos  From 'Easy Rider'

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