Daily Archives: January 5, 2009

The 400 Blows

I just finished watching Truffaut’s The 400 Blows, and it made me grateful that my parents never sent me away to reform school.  And that we didn’t live in a house the size of my bathroom. 

I feel like I should say something a bit more substantive about this absolutely beautiful film…but I’m tired and brain-dead (used up all of my energy this weekend dominating Cranium with Meredith and Travis).  Anyway, if you’ve never seen this, you should.  Geez, what a review.  I’m turning into a regular old Christgau. 

Oh, and here’s the “Monsterpiece Theater” version:

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