THE LITTLE THIEF (Claude Miller, 1988)

Janine Castang, who is sixteen in 1950 in La petite voleuse, began as Antoine Doinel’s companion in crime and flight from juvenile delinquent confinement, but François Truffaut, feeling he had enough on his hands with Jean-Pierre Léaud’s Antoine, decided to drop her character from his monumental The 400 Blows (1959). Truffaut would come back to […]