ByApril 28, 2003
“I see life as very hard; I believe one should have a very simple, very crude and very strong moral system…. This is why there can’t be any direct violence in my films. Already in The 400 Blows, . . . Read more »
The fourth installment in François Truffaut’s chronicle of the ardent, anachronistic Antoine Doinel, Bed and Board plunges his hapless creation once again into crisis. Expecting his first child and still struggling to find steady employment, Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) involves himself in a relationship with a beautiful Japanese woman that threatens to destroy his marriage. Lightly comic, with a touch of the burlesque, Bed and Board is a bittersweet look at the travails of young married life and the fine line between adolescence and adulthood.
|Screenplay||François Truffaut, Bernard Revon and Claude de Givray|
|Camera operator||Emmanuel Machuel|
|Assistant editor||Yann Dedet and Martine Kalfon|
|Assistant director||Suzanne Schiffman and Jean-François Stevenin|