Paris through the lens of François Truffaut

During this movie-walk on the tracks of François Truffaut's films, Juliette Dubois will take you to the director's favorite neighborhood, in the 9th arrondissement and on the borders of the 18th arrondissement of Paris.

  • Language : English

Paris through the lens of François Truffaut
View date


Embodying the French New Wave and the affirmation of the natural setting, François Truffautr offers us an ideal setting for a guided tour of the Parisian streets, between tradition and rupture. With the local guide Juliette Dubois, you will explore the filmmaker's favorite neighborhood, the one of his childhood and his cinephile journey, in the 9th arrondissement and on the borders of the 18th.

Around the Place de Clichy, the film Les 400 coups gave birth to the young Antoine Doinel, his most faithful spokesman for nearly 20 years...

In the neighborhood, the movie theaters, still in activity or now disappeared, constantly remind us of his passion for filmmakers. Settings, places of life, characters, actors and friends will guide this journey that mixes fiction and reality.

Guided walking tour illustrated by photos and video excerpts on a digital tablet.

Juliette Dubois is a guide and creator of the Ciné-balades. With a degree in film history, she offers these walks to rediscover Paris through another perspective. During these strolls, we learn about the history of cinema, techniques, jobs, behind the scenes; what is a decorator for example, how he works ... But also many anecdotes about the films and Paris.


Write a review

Related Products