Some of these critics, notably Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, and Eric Rohmer, later became filmmakers of international repute.
How about sitting around with [French director Francois] Truffaut for eight months and really getting to know him?
He says he likes Truffaut's work, but is hard pressed to think of a title.
There must be in his life, as Truffaut remarked about Hitchcock's films, “inner fire and cool surfaces.”
Truffaut and Godard edited a magazine largely devoted to praising the works of Hawks and Hitchcock, for instance.
“Right at the beginning, Truffaut and Delerue set the tone,” Desplat continues.
Truffaut celebrates the craftsmanship and sheer love that goes into even the most routine film.
If Truffaut had lived to see Platoon, the best film of 1986, he might have wanted to modify his opinion.
There are nearly thirty shades in Truffaut's Peony-flowered Asters.