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The 400 Blows Quotes

The 400 Blows is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . The 400 Blows ended its run in 1970.

It features François Truffaut, and Georges Charlot as producer, Jean Constantin (composer) in charge of musical score, and Henri Decaë as head of cinematography.

The 400 Blows is recorded in French and originally aired in France. Each episode of The 400 Blows is 99 minutes long. The 400 Blows is distributed by Cocinor.

The cast includes: Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, Albert Rémy as Julien Doinel, Patrick Auffay as Rene, and Claire Maurier as Gilberte Doinel.

The 400 Blows Quotes

Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel

  • (Jean-Pierre Léaud) "After this I can't live with my parents anymore. I've got to disappear."
  • (Unnamed) "Your parents say you're always lying."
  • (Jean-Pierre Léaud) "Oh, I lie now and then, I suppose. Sometimes I'd tell them the truth and they still wouldn't believe me, so I prefer to lie."
  • (Jean-Pierre Léaud) "I need some money for lunch, dad. Only 1,000 francs."
  • (Albert Rémy) "Therefore you hope for 500. Therefore you need 300. Here's 100."

Claire Maurier as Gilberte Doinel

  • (Claire Maurier) "He's a liar."
  • (Albert Rémy) "Like you."
  • (Claire Maurier) "If you raised him right --"
  • (Albert Rémy) "s***. I gave him a name. I feed him."
  • (Claire Maurier) "I'm sick of your complaints. Fed up. If you can't stand him, say so. We'll put him in an orphanage so I can have some peace."
  • (Claire Maurier) "The best thing is to eat out until the end of the month."
  • (Albert Rémy) "For that, I need a clean shirt."
  • (Claire Maurier) "Your father says he doesn't care what happens to you. You can go to a trade school. You wanted a job? You'll see how much fun a foundry can be."
  • (Claire Maurier) "My boss drove me home."
  • (Albert Rémy) "Your boss."
  • (Claire Maurier) "I couldn't very well refuse, could I?"
  • (Albert Rémy) "I hope you get overtime for that."
  • (Claire Maurier) "I will, at the end of the month."
  • (Albert Rémy) "Those services are usually paid in cash."
  • (Claire Maurier) "Oh, knock it off."
  • (Albert Rémy) "No wonder madame needs to rest on Sunday. By the way, where's my Michelin guide?"
  • (Claire Maurier) "How should I know? Ask the boy."
  • (Albert Rémy) "He said he didn't touch it."
  • (Claire Maurier) "He lies through his teeth."
  • (Albert Rémy) "Like someone else I know."
  • (Claire Maurier) "If you raised him better --"
  • (Albert Rémy) "I gave him my name, damn it. I put food on the table."
  • (Claire Maurier) "I've had enough of your criticism. Fine. We'll send him to the Jesuits or the army orphans. At least I'd have some peace and quiet."
  • (Claire Maurier) "I'm not in the mood."
  • (Albert Rémy) "Too bad, I am."

Albert Rémy as Julien Doinel

  • (Albert Rémy) "I have no socks left around these holes."
  • (Albert Rémy) "You don't seem surprised."
  • (Claire Maurier) "Why should I be? He's capable of anything."

Patrick Auffay as Rene

  • (English Teacher) "Last and simple question. Where is the father?"
  • (Patrick Auffay) "Ze fazer --"
  • (English Teacher) "No. The father."
  • (Patrick Auffay) "Ze fazer."
  • (English Teacher) "No, the tip of the tongue between the teeth. As if you had a lisp. Father."
  • (Patrick Auffay) "Fazer."
  • (English Teacher) "No."
  • (Patrick Auffay) "But I can't, sir. Not everybody has a tongue like yours."
  • (Patrick Auffay) "Bonjour, Madam."
  • (Man in Street) "Little devil."

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