François Truffaut
Date of Birth
Feb 06, 1932
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

Movie historian Leslie Halliwell has quoted French filmmaker François Truffaut as observing "I make films that I would like to have seen when I was a young man." It is difficult to believe that there exists a film that Truffaut didn't see as a youth. The product of an unhappy, loveless home, Truffaut began using films to escape the exigencies of reality at age seven, virtually living in various...