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Jean-Pierre Léaud at 75

UC Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive

This series surveys the career of a French New Wave icon, from his youthful roles as François Truffaut's alter ego Antoine Doinel to his embodiment of a dying Louis XIV.


This is what SF/Arts curator Sura Wood had to say about Jean-Pierre Léaud at 75 :

In the final freeze frame of Francois Truffaut’s 1959 masterpiece “The 400 Blows,” a young Jean-Pierre Leaud became the face of youthful alienation and the French New Wave. Difficult as it is to believe, the actor—who, in his movie debut, embodied that lost boy—is now a senior citizen. BAMPFA’s series retraces Leaud’s work with Truffaut, Godard, Assayas and other leading French auteurs.

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Ends in 42 days:
Jul 04 → Aug 30
Times vary; ck the website
Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street , Berkeley
Info: 510-642-0808
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