THE 400 BLOWS ( Les 400 coups ) is a movie written and directed by François Truffaut. Best director at the 1959 Cannes Festival.
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This film is the first entry in the Antoine Doinel saga, Truffaut's cinematographical double. Antoine is 14 years old, he lives with his mother and her new husband in a small apartment in Paris and does have some trouble at school. One day, he skips school with a friend and goes to the movies. His parents live their own lives and don't care much for him.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler