The 400 Blows

Francois Truffaut puts troubled youth onscreen in this popular French New Wave film. Drawn from his own upbringing, he explores all the familiar hazards: cold parents, crime, asshole teachers, and binding friendships. Contains the brilliant line from a boy accused of lying to his parents: "Sometimes I'd tell them the truth and they still wouldn't believe me."
Sun., Jan. 4, 2, 4:15, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m.; Mon., Jan. 5, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m., 2009

 
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