Francois Truffaut and Milos Forman’s love of Charlie Chaplin

Both directors often sang the praises of Chaplin throughout their careers.


THE SOFT SKIN (“La peau douce,” Francois Truffaut, 1964, France)

REVIEW — After the critical and commercial success of JULES AND JIM, and THE 400 BLOWS before it, Francois Truffaut was sitting on top of the world and hailed as the quintessential young French filmmaker of the influential New Wave […]

8 essential 60’s movies photographed by Raoul Coutard

French cinematographer Raoul Coutard died on November 8, aged 92. He is best known for his work as a director of photography during the French New Wave, and particularly for his long-lasting collaboration with Jean-Luc Godard, with whom he creates some of the greatest films of the time, including Breathless (1960) and Contempt (1963). He…