I am no expert on the French New Wave. In fact, The 400 Blows is possibly the first film of that movement (if you can call it that) that I have seen. Francois Truffaut is one of the most celebrated directors of his time and The 400 Blows is regarded as his best work by some. Hence, I looked forward to the film with great anticipation. I had the opportunity to watch in a small dark theatre as a part of the NLS Film Festival “When the Lights Went Out” being held at the Centre for Film and Drama at Miller’s Road this weekend. Here’s what I thought of the film:
(Warning:: Minor spoilers)
Hope to see you there!