Les Quatre Cents Coups
Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.
Andrew O'Hehir Forget my curmudgeonly attitude and see it -- again, or for the first time -- for yourself.
Nick Pinkerton A remarkable confluence of talents are at work here.
Dave Kehr Distinguished by its intensity of feeling and freewheeling use of the wide-screen frame, the film ranks among Truffaut's best.
Variety Staff An engaging, moving film.
Derek Adams Still one of the cinema's most perceptive forays into childhood.