Jean Lerat de la Grignotière is as full of himself as his name is long. Heeding (somewhat reluctantly to be true) the call of the Motherland he goes to the barracks where he is to ... See full summary »
No charm, no finesse, strictly no fun at all! One of those films by Truffaut (I know full well that he is far from the only person responsible) that makes me stop and think: did he really have a sense of humor? Avoid at all costs! Go straight for his films of passion: The Silken Skin with the wonderful, wonderful Francoise Dorléac, or The Siren of Missisippi, with her sister, Deneuve. Or, of course The 400 Blows. Certainly, there are more great films by him, such as the really great thriller The Bride Wore Black, for example - Truffaut at his very best and most entertaining, and also his last two films of great passion and dark deeds: The Woman Next Door, and Confidentially Yours. But please, for your own good, avoid this!