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b. February 6, 1932 - d. November 21, 1984.

Began his life as a film critic for the legendary "Cahiers du Cinema" under the wing of film theorist Andre Bazin. Alongsides Jean Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol & Alain Resnais, he usherd in the "Nouvella Vague" film movement and changed film history for ever. Among his greatest works are "The 400 Blows," "Jules et Jim," "The Story of Adele H.," and "Day for Night." His work stands out as that of a gentle master, whose love for children and romance sets him apart from his rebellious counterparts.

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