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The Adventures of Antoine Doinel
  • 1.66:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • French Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
  • English subtitles
  • 5 Discs
    Truffaut's early short film, Les Mistons
  • Audio commentary for Les Mistons by assistant director and future co-writer Claude de Givray
  • Audio/visual "primer" for Les Mistons by film historian Serge Toubiana
  • Working with François Truffaut: Claude de Givray and Bernard Revon: An exclusive re-edited version of a 1986 interview with Truffaut co-writers Claude de Givray and Bernard Revon, originally conducted for Rainer Gansera's documentary Arbeiten mit François Truffaut
  • Excerpt from the rare documentary François Truffaut (1961) featuring Truffaut discussing his influences and beginnings, along with Les Mistons and The 400 Blows.
  • Interview from the 1981 French TV show Champ contre champ in which Truffaut discusses Jean-Pierre Léaud, and the challenges of creating films that are intensely personal, yet popular in appeal
  • Promotional art gallery for The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board and Love on the Run
  • Two audio commentaries for The 400 Blows: one by cinema professor Brian Stonehill and another by lifelong friend of Truffaut, Robert Lachenay
  • Rare audition footage of The 400 Blows stars Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick Auffay and Richard Kanayan
  • Newsreel footage of Jean-Pierre Léaud in Cannes for the showing of The 400 Blows
  • Excerpt from a French TV program with Truffaut discussing his youth, critical writings, and the origins of Antoine Doinel in The 400 Blows and Antoine and Colette
  • Television interview with Truffaut about the global financial reception of The 400 Blows and his own critical impression of the film
  • Theatrical trailers for The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run
  • Introduction to Stolen Kisses by film historian Serge Toubiana
  • Excerpt from the TV show Cinéastes de notre temps: François Truffaut, dix ans, dix films in which Truffaut discusses his vision of the Doinel cycle, and the complex relationship between Doinel and actor Jean-Pierre Léaud
  • Archival newsreel footage of the "Langlois Affair," documenting protests by Truffaut and other French film industry luminaries against the removal of Cinémathèque française director Henri Langlois
  • Promotional spot featuring Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut appealing for public support of Henri Langlois
  • Newsreel footage of Truffaut's impassioned rally to shut down the 1968 Cannes Film Festival in support of striking students and workers
  • Rare behind-the-scenes footage with Truffaut at work on the Bed and Board set, and being interviewed along with actress Claude Jade
  • Rare television interview with Jean-Pierre Léaud discussing his feelings about Truffaut and Antoine Doinel, and his thoughts about "ending" the series
  • Excerpt from the 1972 documentary Approches du cinéma: François Truffaut ou la nouvelle vague, in which Truffaut addresses the complexities of Antoine Doinel
  • Rare television interview excerpt of Truffaut and actress/co-writer Marie-France Pisier discussing their working styles and their feelings about Love on the Run
  • Excerpt from the 1980 TV show Cinescope in which Truffaut addresses his misgivings about his finale to the Doinel series, and illuminates his feelings about Jean-Pierre Léaud and Antoine Doinel

The Adventures of Antoine Doinel

Directed By: François Truffaut
Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud
2003 | 507 Minutes | Licensor: Fox Lorber/Wellspring

Release Date: April 29, 2003

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