| Short, Comedy, Drama
Antoine Doinel is 17, lives in a hotel and works in a factory making records; he loves music. He falls in love with a woman he meets at a concert. She sees him as a friend, but her parents love him.
Antoine and Colette is a largely autobiographical work, based on 17-year-old Truffaut's infatuation with an unconventional beauty named Liliane Litvin. Truffaut met Litvin at the Cinémathèque Française and quit his job as a welder and moved to Paris to be near her. Like Antoine, he took an apartment across the street from hers so that he could monitor her activities. However, she ultimately was not interested in him nor in any of his friends (she had attracted attention from Jean Gruault and Jean-Luc Godard).
Are your parents still alive?
Antoine Doinel: Yes, but I don't see them much. We don't get along.
Colette's Mother: What a shame! Your mother must be terribly sad not to see you.
Antoine Doinel: It's partly my fault. I used to run away a lot.
Colette's Stepfather: Colette would never do that.
Colette: Watch me!
Colette: Question: Where is one ...
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