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Truffaut’s shorts

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Truffaut did not make very many shorts in his lifetime. Once he started to be a name, he realized there was more money and more room to play in feature films instead of in shorts. However at the beginning of his career he made two shorts that I believe are important to watch in order to track the evolution of Truffaut’s style and storytelling.

The first short was actually the second thing he had ever committed to celluloid and the first thing he was proud of. Les Mistons (The Brats) can be seen as a precursor to The 400 Blows (the next project that he made) because it involves young prepubescent boys getting into mischief. They play around, stage pretend gun fights, hang onto fences, jump off of rocks and most importantly trail a young woman. This young woman is seen on a bike identically riding around in the Parisian sunshine. Her skirts billow around…

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MANON KUBLER. PERIODISTA , ESCRITORA EN RETIRADA. A LA SAGA DE UNA NUEVA CRONICA. PREPARO MIS BALAS. EXPULSO MIS FUEGOS. AFINO MIS LLAGAS. AVANZO. ME DEMORO. VUELVO A AVANZAR. BUSCO ESTOMAGOS QUE SUJETEN TOXICOS Y EXTREMOS. AQUI ESTOY, A LA SAGA, VIVIA Y SOBREVIVIDA PARA LA ALEGRIA DE POCOS, SALUD MANON

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