February 06, 2016
Today marks what would have been the eighty-fourth birthday of French New Wave pioneer François Truffaut. In celebration of his incredible life and body of work, revisit a selection of essays . . . 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 Stévenin|