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François Truffaut (1932–1984)

Writer | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Day for Night (1973) | Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) | The 400 Blows (1959)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 25 nominations More »
AKA 
François | F. Truffaut | Francois Truffaut
NICKNAMEs  
Le Petit Caporal, La Truffe
BORN 
Feb 6, 1932 (died Oct 21, 1984)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (56 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Skip the YouthSkip the Youth (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Synecdoche: A Crazy Love StorySynecdoche: A Crazy Love Story (Short) Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for In Memoriam Bernadette LafontIn Memoriam Bernadette Lafont Dedicatee  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The DrainThe Drain (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Last AnarchistThe Last Anarchist (Short) Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BipedalityBipedality Dedicatee  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Shoot the ScriptwriterShoot the Scriptwriter (Short) Thanks  Less 2010 €5K
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (Video) In Memory Of  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Bossa NovaBossa Nova Dedicatee  Less 2000 $1.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest'Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The WaiterThe Waiter Special Thanks  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Little ThiefThe Little Thief Writer (original scenario)  Less 1988 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Wings of DesireWings of Desire Dedicatee (as François)  Less 1987 $3.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Confidentially YoursConfidentially Yours Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (adaptation) (dialogue)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Loved WomenThe Man Who Loved Women Writer (first story)  Less 1983 $19MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for BreathlessBreathless Writer (story "A Bout De Souffle")  Less 1983 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Woman Next DoorThe Woman Next Door Director, Producer, Writer (original scenario)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Last MetroThe Last Metro Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (dialogue), Writer (scenario)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Love on the RunLove on the Run Director, Producer, Writer (scenario)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Green RoomThe Green Room Julien Davenne, Director, Producer, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Close Encounters of the Third KindClose Encounters of the Third Kind Claude Lacombe (as Francois Truffaut)  Less 1977 $20MM $132MM / $304MM
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Loved WomenThe Man Who Loved Women Man at Funeral (uncredited), Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Small ChangeSmall Change Martine's Father (uncredited), Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (original scenario)  Less 1976 $38K / —
  • Primary photo for Ce gamin, làCe gamin, là Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Story of Adele HThe Story of Adele H Officer (uncredited), Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Day for NightDay for Night Ferrand, le réalisateur, Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1973 $18K / —
  • Primary photo for A Gorgeous Girl Like MeA Gorgeous Girl Like Me Un journaliste (voice) (uncredited), Director, Writer (adaptation and dialogue)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Two English GirlsTwo English Girls Récitant / Narrator (voice) (uncredited), Director, Writer (adaptation & dialogue)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Bed & BoardBed & Board Le marchand de journaux (voice) (uncredited), Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (scenario and dialogue)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Wild ChildThe Wild Child Le Dr Jean Itard, Director, Writer (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)  Less 1970 $61K / —
  • Primary photo for Mississippi MermaidMississippi Mermaid Director, Writer (adaptation and dialogue)  Less 1969 $1.6MM $27K / —
  • Primary photo for Stolen KissesStolen Kisses Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (scenario and dialogue)  Less 1968 $350K
  • Primary photo for L'Enfance NueL'Enfance Nue Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Bride Wore BlackThe Bride Wore Black Director, Writer (adaptation and dialogue)  Less 1968 $747K $42K / —
  • Primary photo for Fahrenheit 451Fahrenheit 451 Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1966 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Mata Hari, agent H21Mata Hari, agent H21 Writer (dialogue), Writer (screenplay) (as F. Truffaut)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Soft SkinThe Soft Skin Le pompiste (voice) (uncredited), Director, Writer (original scenario) (as F. Truffaut)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Love at TwentyLove at Twenty Director (segments: Antoine et Colette), Soundtrack ("La Chanson de Prévert", "Air Orchestral Suite N° 3"), Writer (segments: Antoine et Colette)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Jules and JimJules and Jim Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (adaptation and dialogue)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for A Swelled HeadA Swelled Head Writer (dialogue)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Antoine and ColetteAntoine and Colette (Short) Director, Writer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Los 4 GolpesLos 4 Golpes (Short) El Asasino (The Assassin), Director  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for A Story of WaterA Story of Water (Short) Co-Director, Writer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Me faire ça à moiMe faire ça à moi Writer (uncredited)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Le scarabée d'orLe scarabée d'or (Short) Producer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Army GameThe Army Game Le taulard passionné de lecture (uncredited), Co-Director, Producer, Writer (adaptation and dialogue)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Shoot the Piano PlayerShoot the Piano Player Director, Writer (adaptation) (as F. Truffaut), Writer (dialogue)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Testament of OrpheusTestament of Orpheus Associate Producer (uncredited)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for BreathlessBreathless Writer (original scenario)  Less 1960 FRF 400K $337K / —
  • Primary photo for The 400 BlowsThe 400 Blows Man in Funfair (uncredited), Director, Producer (uncredited), Writer (adaptation) (as F. Truffaut), Writer (scenario)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Anna la bonneAnna la bonne (Short) Producer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Les surmenésLes surmenés (Short) Writer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Les MistonsLes Mistons (Short) Director, Writer (scenario) (uncredited)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Le coup du bergerLe coup du berger (Short) Un invité à la fête (uncredited)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for La sonate à KreutzerLa sonate à Kreutzer Actor  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Une visiteUne visite (Short) Director, Writer  Less 1955
Past Television (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Belle ÉpoqueBelle Époque (TV Mini-series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 2
Self (30 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for La nuit des CésarsLa nuit des Césars (TV Series) Himself / Himself - César du meilleur réalisateur - César du meilleur scénario original ou adaptation ( 4 episodes, 1977–1984 )  Less 1977–1984
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  • Primary photo for ApostrophesApostrophes (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1979–1984 )  Less 1979–1984
  • Primary photo for Ces chers disparus: Françoise DorléacCes chers disparus: Françoise Dorléac (TV Short) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for La leçon de cinéma: François TruffautLa leçon de cinéma: François Truffaut (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Le grand échiquierLe grand échiquier (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Ciné paradeCiné parade (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Les nouveaux rendez-vousLes nouveaux rendez-vous (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1980–1981 )  Less 1980–1981
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred HitchcockAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Les rendez-vous du dimancheLes rendez-vous du dimanche (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1977–1979 )  Less 1977–1979
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Monsieur CinémaMonsieur Cinéma (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Francois TruffautFrancois Truffaut (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1977 $75K
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for I'm a Stranger Here MyselfI'm a Stranger Here Myself Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Chroniques de FranceChroniques de France (TV Series) Himself - (segment "François Truffaut") ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Vive le cinémaVive le cinéma (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for LangloisLanglois Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Cinéastes de notre tempsCinéastes de notre temps (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1964–1970 )  Less 1964–1970
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  • Primary photo for Thèmes et variations du cinéma: adapter Émile ZolaThèmes et variations du cinéma: adapter Émile Zola (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Pour le plaisirPour le plaisir (TV Series) Himself  Less 1964–1967
  • Primary photo for Carl Th. DreyerCarl Th. Dreyer (Short) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Bibliothèque de pocheBibliothèque de poche (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Pariser JournalPariser Journal (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Auskunft über Jean RenoirAuskunft über Jean Renoir (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Reflets de CannesReflets de Cannes (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1959–1964 )  Less 1959–1964
  • Primary photo for Take It AllTake It All Himself (uncredited)  Less 1963 CAD 60K
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Les échos du cinémaLes échos du cinéma (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962
  • Primary photo for CinépanoramaCinépanorama (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960
Archive Footage (50 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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