Flashback #2: “Le beau Serge”
The years of division into the French cinema. Cannes, 1959: François Truffaut brings to the competition Les quatre cents coups, a milestone. The very year after Jean-Luc Godard signs a masterpiece like À bout de souffle.
But the first Nouvelle Vague film comes from Locarno. In 1958 Le beau Serge, Claude Chabrol's debut work, is awarded with the prize for best directing.Press Office