Day for Night – Review


Passion is one among many things that fuels life. If François Truffaut’s film Day for Night was about anything else, then there’s a much more difficult task because it’s a film that feels so in love with everything it presents but in the best way. François Truffaut, being one of the pioneers of the French New Wave with films like The 400 Blows and Jules and Jim, pays his own tribute to films through Day for Night and to those who make movies – a real treat for those who love movies in general. But maybe there’s a key to why Day for Night is anywhere near as powerful as it is. Films like Day for Night seem to make a clear statement about what’s needed most with art and how it reflects perfectly for those who watch – the love letter that films deserved just as much as filmmaking did.

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