Les quatre cents coups [videorecording] = The 400 blows / un co-production de S.E.D.I.F. et Les Films du Carrosse ; scenario de François Truffaut ; adaptation de M. Moussy et F. Truffaut; dialogues de Marcel Moussy ; mise en scene de François Truffaut.
400 blows [videorecording] Four hundred blows [videorecording] Antoine and Colette [videorecording]
Fourteen-year-old Antoine Doinel lives in a cramped apartment with his mother and stepfather, neglected by them and unlucky at school. Living an intense imaginative life of his own he gets into trouble and is finally committed to reform school from which he escapes and runs towards the sea, which he has never seen. Semiautobiographical.
Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Remy, Guy Decomble, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay (400 blows); Jean-Pierre Leaud, Marie-France Pisier (Antoine and Colette).
Director of photography, Henri Decae; edited by Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, Cécile Decigis et Michè;e de Possel; music by Jean Constantin (400 blows). Director of photography, Raoul Coutard; editor, Claudine Bouché; music, Georges Delerue (Antoine and Colette).
Special features: shot-by-shot audio essay by Brian Stonehill; additional commentary by Truffaut's lifelong friend Robert Lachenay; theatrical trailer for The 400 blows; audition footage of Leaud, Patrick Auffay, and Richard Kanayan; newsreel footage of Leaud in Cannes in 1959; French television interview with Truffaut; Truffaut's film Antoine et Colette, filmed as part of the compilation feature L'Amour à vingt ans (20th Century Fox ; Ulysse-productions ... [et al.] presentent un film tourné dans cinq pays / [Truffaut contribution] produit par Pierre Roustang ; réalisateur, François Truffaut). Original aspect ratio. On container: Wellspring ; mk2diffusion. Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1959.