Jean-Pierre Léaud

Born: 5 May 1944, Paris

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  • Pierrot le Fou

    Pierrot le Fou

    Riffing on the classic couple-on-the run movie, enfant terrible Jean-Luc Godard took the narrative innovations of the French New Wave close to breaking point.

  • The 400 Blows

    The 400 Blows

    The directorial debut of film critic François Truffaut, this autobiographical story of a wayward child marked a fresh start for French cinema.


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