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Francois Truffaut
February 6, 1932 - October 21, 1984
Nationality: French
Category: Director
Subcategory: French Director

Hitchcock loves to be misunderstood, because he has based his whole life around misunderstandings.


The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.


When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time, it's just wonderful.


An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox.


Is the cinema more important than life?


I have always preferred the reflection of the life to life itself.


The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.


Film lovers are sick people.


In love, women are professionals, men are amateurs.


The film of tomorrow will resemble the person who made it, and the number of spectators will be proportional to the number of friends the director has.


Taste is a result of a thousand distastes.


The film of tomorrow will be an act of love.


I've always had the impression that real militants are like cleaning women, doing a thankless, daily but necessary job.


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