Ric hard Kanayan

  1. Jean-Pierre Léaud, Les quatre cent coups (US: The 400 Blows), France, 1958.    All the kids tested by critic-turned-auteur François  Truffaut for the lead role of his first feature wound  playing the classmates of  Léaud’s schoolboy  hero, the cherished “Antoine Doinel, Antoine Doinel, Antoine Doinel…”  Kanayan, the hyper-active lad with the floppy hair, made two more films, both for Truffaut: Tirez sur le pianiste (US: Shoot The Pianist),  1960,  and  the sixth and final  Doinel take, L’amour en fuite (US: Love on the Run) in  1978.

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