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Betty Jope Tribute Screening

1959 PG 99 mins
director: François Truffaut

"Distinguished by its naturalistic, quasi-documentary approach and an extraordinary central performance from the 12-year-old Jean-Pierre Léaud, this is a blisteringly authentic story."

Wendy Ide - Times UK

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Distributor: Umbrella Entertainment

This film will begin at 6.55pm in Cinema 1 and at 7.05pm in Cinema 2

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Jean-Pierre Léaud - Antoine

Claire Maurier - Gilbert

Albert Rémy - Julien Doinel

Guy Decomble - "Petite Feuille", the French Teacher

Georges Flamant - Mr Bigey

Patrick Auffay - René


Director - François Truffaut

Writer - François Truffaut & Marcel Moussy

Producer - François Truffaut 

Music - Jean Constantin 

Cinematography - Henri Decaë

Film Editing - Marie-Joséphe Yoyotte

Set Decoration - Bernard Evein

Production management - George Charlot, Robert Lachenay & Jean Lavie

Art Department - Raymnond Lemoigne

Sound Department - Jean Labussiére & Jean-Claude Marchetti

Filmed on location in Paris & Calvados, France

/François Truffaut


born in 1932 Paris, France

died 1984 Hauts-de-Seine, France


" I want my audience to be constantly captivated, bewitched, so that it leaves the theatre dazed, stunned to be back on the pavement." 

François Truffaut