Stolen Kisses (fic.)

Jugoslovenska kinoteka, 8. nov, 18:30

Stolen Kisses (fic.)

Director: François Truffaut
Country: France
Year: 1968.
Runtime: 90’
Language: French, English
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig

Production: Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associés
Distribution: Jugoslovenska kinoteka
Website: —

Special focus: 1968

In 1968, Antoine is discharged from the military and comes home to Paris. He meets up with his sweetheart, Christine Darbon, and joins her and her parents for dinner. With the help of Christine’s father, he gets a job as a hotel clerk but quickly gets fired after. Antonie then falls into a job at the Blady Detective Agency, assisting with the investigation of a magician. Then, he ends up working in the stock room of his shoe store.

Director’s biography
François Roland Truffaut (1932 – 1984) was a French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic. He is widely regarded as one of the founders of the French New Wave. Truffaut’s film The 400 Blows came to be a defining film of the French New Wave movement, and was followed by four sequels, Antoine et Colette, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run, between 1958 and 1979.

Festivals and awards:
Best Film, French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1969
Best Director, National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA, 1970
Top Foreign Films, National Board of Review, USA, 1970