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[films that made him realize he could be a filmmaker] François Truffaut
's The 400 Blows
(1959) was so many different things to me when I first saw it - and when I watch it still - intimacy, youth, beauty, humor, authenticity, loneliness, and the epic romance of what a cinematic story can offer through intelligence and soul while using the most minimal amount of tools or tricks. The final sequence...