My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Green Room (La Chambre Verte) (1978)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1978.  Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associes.  Screenplay by Jean Gruault, Francois Truffaut, based on the short stories The Altar of the … Continue reading

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Naked Childhood (L’Enfance Nue) (1968)

MAURICE PIALAT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1968.  Parafrance Films, Parc Film, Renn Productions, Les Films du Carrosse.  Screenplay by Arlette Langmann, Maurice Pialat.  Cinematography by Claude Beausoleil.  Produced by … Continue reading

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May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breathless

B (out of 5) When a film is popular because of its style and not its story, why the hell would you bother to remake it? Such is the case … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Wild Child (L’Enfant Sauvage) (1970)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1970.  Les Artistes Associes, Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associes.  Scenario, adaptation and dialogue by Jean Gruault, Francois Truffaut, based on … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bed And Board (Domicile Conjugale) (1970)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1970.  Les Films du Carrosse, Valoria Films, Fida Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Bernard Revon.  Cinematography by Nestor Almendros.  Produced by Marcel … Continue reading

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Two English Girls (Les Deux Anglaises Et Le Continent)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Truffaut returns to the work of Henri-Pierre Roche, who wrote the original novel upon which Jules And Jim was based, for a beautiful love triangle completely … Continue reading

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Day For Night (La Nuit Americaine) (1973)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1973.  Les Films du Carrosse, PECF, Produzione Intercontinentale Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman.  Cinematography by Pierre-William Glenn.  Produced by Marcel … Continue reading

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The Story Of Adele H (L’Histoire D’Adele H) (1975)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1975.  Les Artistes Associes, Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associes.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Suzanne Schiffman, collaboration with Frances … Continue reading

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The Man Who Loved Women (L’homme qui aimait les femmes) (1977)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  France, 1977.  Les Films du Carrosse.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Michel Fermaud, Suzanne Schiffman.  Cinematography by Nestor Almendros.  Produced by Marcel Berbert, Francois Truffaut.  Music by Patrice … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Small Change (L’Argent De Poche)

BBBBB (out of 5) The best film about children made since The 400 Blows, which was also directed by Francois Truffaut. Essentially devoid of a central plot, this irrepressible charmer … Continue reading

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Love On The Run (L’Amour En Fuite)

BBB.5 (out of 5) The final, and weakest, chapter in the adventures of Antoine Doinel, hero of the French New Wave. Jean-Pierre Léaud is once again the affable hero who is … Continue reading

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The 400 Blows (Les Quatres Cents Coups)

BBBBB (out of 5) Classic coming-of-age masterpiece about a young boy (Jean-Pierre Léaud) growing up in Paris with a negligent mother and an assortment of charismatic friends.  He enjoys moments … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · 1 Comment