Highly detailed biography of the French film director François Truffaut by Antoine de Baecque and Serge Toubiana, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson. The account is preceded by a list of Truffaut's films from 1954-1983, each of which is individually examined in the main section. In addition to the director's life and cinematic career, the account also looks at Truffaut as actor, journalist, photographer, producer, film critic and radio host, his views on topics as varied as censorship, children's rights, English language, politics and press campaigns and his relationships with individuals such as Fanny Ardant, Catherine Deneuve, Francois Dorléac and Jeanne Moreau.

Item number 98827
Category Book
Type Biography
Language English
Country of origin USA
Related people François Truffaut (Subject)
Antoine de Baecque (Author)
Serge Toubiana (Author)
Catherine Temerson (Translator)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection