Out on Blu Ray Francois Truffaut – LA NUIT AMÉRICAINE/DAY FOR NIGHT

day-for-nightLA NUIT AMÉRICAINE/DAY FOR NIGHT – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (12) 1973 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS BLU RAY £27.99
Witty homage to the movie business with Francois Truffaut playing a director making a melodrama, but encounters many obstacles, having to deal with the diva-ish Severine who can’t remember her lines, a flighty leading man and the emotionally fragile Julie (Jacqueline Bisset).

In French with subtitles in English.

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Documentary – HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT – available on dvd

Hitchcock TruffautHITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015 JONES, KENT £15.99
Film-makers including Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut’s book on modern cinema.

The 1966 book was based on a week of interviews Truffaut conducted with Alfred Hitchcock at Universal Studios in which the British auteur discusses his portfolio of work with the 30-year-old French critic and burgeoning film-maker.

Featuring footage spanning Hitchcock’s entire career, today’s film-makers discuss his influence on their own films and careers.

ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO HITCHCOCK-TRUFFAUT DOCUMENTARY

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT FILMS ON DVD AND BLU RAY

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ADVENTURES OF ANTOINE DOINEL: FIVE FILMS BY FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT (15)    FRANCE   DVD  – £39.99   BLU RAY – £49.99
     Collection of five films directed by François Truffaut and starring Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel. The films are –  Les Quatre Cents Coups/The 400 Blows (1959) ,  Antoine and Colette (1962),  Baisers Voles/Stolen Kisses  (1968),  Domicile Conjugal/Bed and Board (1970) and  L’amour En Fuite/Love on the Run (1979).
L’AMOUR EN FUITE/LOVE ON THE RUN (15) 1979 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, F.    DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY –  £19.99
  Fifth and final instalment in the saga of Antoine Doinel.
L’ARGENT DE POCHE/POCKET MONEY (PG) 1976 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS £15.99
A film about the joys and wonders of childhood.
BAISERS VOLES/STOLEN KISSES (15) 1968 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Light 1930’s style romantic comedy
LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
  Depardieu and Deneuve in a wartime story of a theatre troupe whose Jewish director must stay hidden from the Gestapo.
LES DEUX ANGLAISES/ANNE AND MURIEL (15) 1971 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS   DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
A French writer holidays on the Welsh coast and falls in love with two sisters.
DOMICILE CONJUGAL/BED AND BOARD (PG) 1970 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Antoine Doinel story, in which the director retreats into the cinematic Paris of Jean Renoir.
THE FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT COLLECTION FRANCE
    DVD  – £59.99   BLU RAY – £69.99
      Collection of the following eight films –  ‘Tirez Sur Le Pianiste/Shoot the Pianist’ (1960),  ‘Jules et Jim‘ (1962)  La Peau Douce/ Soft Skin (1964), ‘Les Deux Anglaises/Anne and Muriel’ (1971), ‘Une Belle Fille Comme Moi/A Gorgeous Girl Like Me’,
 ‘Le Dernier Métro/The Last Metro’ (1980),  ‘La Femme D’à Côté/The Woman Next Door’ (1981), ‘Vivement Dimanche!/Finally Sunday’ (1983).
L’ENFANT SAUVAGE/WILD CHILD (U) FRANCE  1970  FRANCE  TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS   £15.99   
Based on the true story of the ‘wild child’ found in a forest in the  1700s  France.
LA FEMME D’À CÔTÉ/WOMAN NEXT DOOR (15) 1961 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS  £19.99
Moving story of a passionate and tragic love affair.
L’HISTOIRE D’ADÈLE H/STORY OF ADELE H (12) 1975 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS £15.99
Film about obsessive love.
JULES ET JIM (PG) 1961 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
His most celebrated film about the free-spirited Catherine and the two men in her life.
LA PEAU DOUCE/SOFT SKIN (PG) 1964 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
  Triangular love story.
LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/400 BLOWS (PG) 1959 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Francois Truffaut’s semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. Frequently running away from school and home, Antoine spends much of his time playing with his friends on the streets of the city; but events take a more serious turn when the theft of a typewriter lands him in trouble with the police.
LA SIRENE DU MISSISSIPPI /MISSISSIPPI MERMAID(12) FRANCE 1969 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS £15.99
Stylish Hitchcockian thriller set on the Isle de Reunion.
TIREZ SUR LE PIANISTE/SHOOT THE PIANIST (15) 1960 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
A pianist becomes involved with gangsters in a story of obsessive love and jealousy
TWO IN THE WAVE(E) 2010        LAURENT, EMMANUEL           £15.99
Documentary charting the rise and fall of the friendship between Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut.
UNE BELLE FILLE COMME MOI/A GORGEOUS GIRL LIKE ME (15) 1972 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
A sociologist researching a book interviews murderess Camille, who tells him the story of her life.
VIVEMENT DIMANCHE! /FINALLY SUNDAY(PG) 1983 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Comedy thriller.

A Truffaut & Godard dvd releases from last year which might have been missed.

Two in the WaveTWO IN THE WAVE(E) 2010        LAURENT, EMMANUEL           £15.99
Documentary charting the rise and fall of the friendship between Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, the two leading filmmakers of the French New Wave in the 1950s and ’60s. Drawing heavily on archive footage, film clips and interviews, the film shows how the political and artistic differences between the two men eventually caused them to disagree so vehemently in the aftermath of the May 1968 strikes in France that they remained enemies until Truffaut’s death in 1984.

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

Jean-Luc Godard - Four Short FilmsJEAN-LUC GODARD: FOUR SHORT FILMS(E) 1993 – 2002 £28.99
Four short films by seminal French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard – De l’origine du XXIe siècle, The Old Place, Liberté et patrie & Je vous salue, Sarajevo . Also included is a 120-page hardback book incorporating complete texts, an essay & over 70 images from the films.

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds