In a 1970 article, François Truffaut, the critic/filmmaker/cinephile whose lifelong passion for movies inaugurated a new way of looking at the medium and placed him at the center of a revolution in cinematic style, proudly described himself as "the happiest man on Earth." Though biographers, posthumously published letters and even the director's own films reveal a darker picture of a man who survived childhood neglect, incarceration and suicide attempts, the satisfied self-image still seems an appropriate one. For nearly a quarter-century and through 21 features, from the... More >>>