Day for Night
Day for Night

Day for Night

Director François Truffaut

Production year 1973

Length 115min.

Country France/Italy


A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.


François Truffaut
François Truffaut



Marcel Berbert


François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman

Director of Photography

Pierre-William Glenn

Production designer

Damien Lanfranchi


René Levert, Harrik Maury


Martine Barraqué, Yann Dedet


Jacqueline Bisset, Jean - Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Valentina Cortese, Dani, Alexandra Stewart, Jean Champion, Natalie Baye

Production company(ies)

Les Films du Carrosse, PECF, Produzione Intercontinentale Cinematografica (PIC)

François Truffaut

An influential film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry, having worked on over 25 films. Truffaut's film The 400 Blows came to become a defining film of the New Wave genre.


Une visite (1955, short), The Kids/Les mistons (1957, short), The 400 Blows (1959), Shoot the Piano Player! (1960), A Story of Water (1961, Co-dir.; Jean-Luc Godard, short), The Army Game/Tire-au-flanc 62 (1961, Co-dir.: Claude de Givray, short), Jules and Jim (1962), Love at Twenty (1962, segment “Antoine et Colette”), The Soft Skin (1964), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), The Bride Wore Black (1968), Stolen Kisses (1968), Mississippi Mermaid (1969), The Wild Child (1970), Bed & Board (1970), Two English Girls (1971), A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972), Day for Night (1973), The Story of Adele H. (1975), Small Change (1976), The Man Who Loved Women (1977), The Green Room (1978), Love on the Run (1979), The Last Metro (1980), The Woman Next Door (1981), Confidentially Yours/Vivement dimanche! (1983).

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