Cinema: Stolen Kisses

LOVE ON THE RUN Directed by Frangois Truffaut Screenplay by Frangois Truffaut, Marie-France Pisier, Jean Aurel and Suzanne Schiffman

The happy news about Love on the Run, Frangois Truffaut's fifth autobiographical Antoine Doinel movie, is that Antoine still refuses to grow up. Though the director's alter ego has come far since he first appeared 20 years ago in The 400 Blows, he remains a hopelessly restless, love-hungry kid. Antoine will badger, beg and lie to win a woman's affection, only to discover over and over that his hunger is not satiated by each new conquest. As a pal tells him this time,...

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