François Truffaut: For the Love of Films

A celebration of one of the most influential filmmakers of his generation, film critic-turned-director, François Truffaut (1932-1984) takes place across the UK from January to February 2022.

Along with peers like Jean-Luc Godard and Éric Rohmer, Truffaut became one of the most significant directors of the French New Wave in the 1950s and 1960s.

Previously in this season

The Last Metro

Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve give mesmerising performances pitted against the backdrop of fascist tyranny leading to an enthralling exploration of humanity at its best…

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Shoot the Pianist

Based upon a novel by Noir fave David Goodis, it’s the shadowy tale of a lonely pianist with a dark past that he can’t manage…

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La peau douce

One of Truffaut’s subtlest and most richly rewarding films, this account of an extra-marital affair displays the influence of two of the director’s idols: Renoir…

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