About

A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

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Directed by

François Truffaut

Written by

François Truffaut (Screenplay)
Suzanne Schiffman (Writer)
Jean-Louis Richard (Writer)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

French

Tagline

A movie for people who love movies

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#411 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director François Truffaut

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay François Truffaut