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Four Hundred Blows, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) No Recess For Three Days

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    Four Hundred Blows, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) No Recess For Three Days

    Opening scenes from director Francois Truffaut's pioneering feature debut, Jean-Pierre Leaud as protagonist "Antoine Doinel," Guy Decomble the dreaded instructor, in what is often cited as the definitive French New Wave film, The Four Hundred Blows, 1959.

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