[troo-foh; French try-foh]
- Fran·çois [fran-swah; French frahn-swa] /frænˈswɑ; French frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1932–84, French film director.
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Examples from the Web for truffaut
Some of these critics, notably Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, and Eric Rohmer, later became filmmakers of international repute.
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.”
“Right at the beginning, Truffaut and Delerue set the tone,” Desplat continues.Meet Alexandre Desplat, Hollywood’s Master Composer
February 11, 2014
How about sitting around with [French director Francois] Truffaut for eight months and really getting to know him?Bob Balaban: How I Write
February 5, 2014
There are nearly thirty shades in Truffaut's Peony-flowered Asters.The Mayflower, January, 1905
- François (frɑ̃swa). 1932–84, French film director of the New Wave. His films include Les Quatre cents coups (1959), Jules et Jim (1961), Baisers volés (1968), and Le Dernier Métro (1980)
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