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"Hitchcock/Truffaut: The definitive study of Alfred Hitchcock
by François Truffaut" (Revised Edition); 1983 (French original version); 1984 (English translation); 1985 Touchstone Edition, published by Simon & Shuster, New York, 368 pages, ISBN 0671604295.
3 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
20 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
François | F. Truffaut | Francois Truffaut
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[In a 1973 interview] [Éric Rohmer
] is the best French director now. He became famous very late compared to the rest of us, but for 15 years he's been behind us all the time. He's influenced us from behind for a long time.
Enlisted in the French army in December 1950, hoping to be assigned to the film branch, but he was assigned first to Germany and then to Indochina as an artilleryman. Unhappy, he deserted twice. He was caught and sent first to a military stockade and later to an asylum. His actions caused him to be dishonorably discharged in 1952.