400 Blows- -
Media Type - DVD
Francois Truffaut's semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Leaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. Frequently running away from school and home, Antoine spends much of his time playing with his friends on the steets of the city; but events take a more serious turn when an accusation of plagiarism leads him to quit school and the theft of a typewriter lands him in trouble with the police. Leaud was to reprise his role as Doinel in four further Truffaut-directed adventures: 'Antoine et Colette' 1962, 'Baiser voles' 1968, 'Domicile conjugal' 1970, and 'Love on the Run' 1979.