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Antoine and Colette (1962)



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This short film, which was originally released as a chapter in Love At Twenty, a frame tale of short stories about young love, is a wonderfully insightful portrayal of...well, young love. Antoine Doinel, the main character of Francois Truffaut's brilliant first film, The 400 Blows, is a little older now, and he develops a crush on a girl he first sees at a Berlioz concert. The emotions at play, and how Antoine responds to them, should be instantly recognizable to anyone who's ever been a young teenager. Somehow, the story evokes delight and sad sympathy at the same time.

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