By: Francois Truffaut (author), Gilbert Adair (translator), Jean-Luc Godard (foreword_author), G. Jacob (volume_editor), Claude De Givray (volume_editor), Gillis & Givray,Claude De Jacob (volume_editor)Paperback

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With the characteristic variety of mood and tone evident in his films, these letters document the development of Francois Truffaut from rebellious boy to mature film-maker in the last years of his life. They reveal the warmth, humanity, idealism and sharp wit of a man whose work was his lifelong passion. His correspondents include other celebrated film-makers, such as Alfred Hitchcock and Louis Malle, and there is also a first-hand account of his argument and subsequent break with Jean-Luc Godard.

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Gilbert Adair has published novels, essays, translations, children's books and poetry. He has also written screenplays, including The Dreamers from his own novel for Bernardo Bertolucci.

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  • publication date: 19/11/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780571144839
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780571144839
  • weight: 790
  • ISBN10: 0571144837
  • translations: French

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