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The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows(1959)

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  • Voed Best Foreign Film of the Year by the 1959 New York Film Critics Association.
  • Voted One of the Year's Ten Best Foreign Language Films by the 1959 New York Times Film Critics.
  • Winner of the Best Director Prize and the Catholic Film Office Award at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.
  • Released in United States 1992
  • Released in United States 1994
  • Released in United States 1996
  • Released in United States 1999
  • Released in United States Fall November 16, 1959
  • Released in United States June 1998
  • Released in United States May 1959
  • Released in United States November 5, 1989
  • Shown at Alliance Francaise in New York City November 5, 1989.
  • Shown at Newport International Film Festival (Retrospective Program) June 2-7, 1998.
  • Shown at the Cannes Film Festival May, 1959.
  • Shown in New York City (Cinema Village) as part of Janus Films 40th Anniversary Film Festival December 13-January 2, 1996.
  • Feature directorial debut for Francois Truffaut.
  • Shooting began on November 10, 1958 and was completed on January 5, 1959.
  • Seven minutes were added to the original 94 minute version in a rerelease in 1967.
  • Dyaliscope
  • Released in United States 1992 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Francois Truffaut Tribute) June 18 - July 2, 1992.)
  • Released in United States 1994 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of program "Growing Up with Jean-Pierre Leaud: Nouvelle Vague's Wild Child" December 16 - January 6, 1994.)
  • Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (Cinema Village) as part of Janus Films 40th Anniversary Film Festival December 13-January 2, 1996.)
  • Released in United States 1999 (Shown in New York City (Film Forum) as part of program "Tout Truffaut" April 23 - June 24, 1999.)
  • Released in United States May 1959 (Shown at the Cannes Film Festival May, 1959.)
  • Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at Newport International Film Festival (Retrospective Program) June 2-7, 1998.)
  • Released in United States November 5, 1989 (Shown at Alliance Francaise in New York City November 5, 1989.)
  • Released in United States Fall November 16, 1959