ByApril 28, 2003
While making Love on the Run, François Truffaut knew that it would be the end of the Antoine Doinel cycle. He also wanted the film to be the cycle’s recapitulation. Love on the Run prolongs . . . Read more »
Antoine Doinel strikes again! In the final chapter of François Truffaut’s saga, we find Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud), now in his thirties, convivially concluding his marriage, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the fervid belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way, he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his own chaotic past. In Love on the Run, Antoine Doinel is still in love and because he’s still in love, he’s still alive.
|Screenplay||François Truffaut, Jean Aurel, Suzanne Schiffman and Marie-France Pisier|
|Cinematography||Nestor Almendros, Florent Bazin and Emilia Pakull-Latorre|
|Art direction||Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko, Pierre Gompertz and Jean-Louis Povéda|
|Editing||Martine Barraqué, Jean Gargonne and Corinne Lapassade|