SMALL CHANGE (François Truffaut, 1976)

L’argent de poche (literally, Pocket Money) is François Truffaut’s attempt at “a Chabrol,” but without adultery or murder. Working from his and Suzanne Schiffman’s episodic script, Truffaut has brought his crew into a provincial town, in this case, Thiers, and mixed professional actors, mostly adults, and nonprofessionals, mostly the town’s own kids. It is an […]