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    The 400 Blows (Cocinor, 1959). French Petite (16" X 23"). Francois Truffaut's first feature film was this 1959 portrait of Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre LĂ©aud), a boy who turns to petty crime in the face of neglect at home and hard times at reform school. A semi-autobiography of its director, the film helped usher in the heady spirit of the French New Wave, and introduced the Doinel character, who became a fixture in Truffaut's movies over the years. This original French petite has a minor chip in the lower left corner and pin holes in all four corners. Beautiful art by Boris Grinsson. Fine+.

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