The 400 Blows (1959)
The 400 Blows (1959) is a classic French New Wave film directed by François Truffaut. It tells the story of Antoine Doinel, a young boy growing up in Paris in the 1950s. The film follows Antoine as he navigates his way through the struggles of adolescence, including his relationship with his parents, his school life, and his budding sexuality.
One of the most memorable moments in The 400 Blows is the scene in which Antoine and his friend Rene sneak into a movie theater to watch a pornographic film. This scene is significant because it marks the first time that Antoine is exposed to sexual content. The scene is also significant because it is the first time that Antoine begins to explore his own sexuality.
The 400 Blows also contains a number of other sexual moments. In one scene, Antoine and Rene sneak into a brothel and are caught by the police. This scene is significant because it shows the consequences of Antoine's curiosity about sex. In another scene, Antoine's teacher catches him looking at a pornographic magazine in class. This scene is significant because it shows that Antoine is beginning to explore his own sexuality, even if it is in a clandestine manner.
The 400 Blows is a classic film that has stood the test of time. Its exploration of the struggles of adolescence, including sexuality, is still relevant today. The film's sexual moments are an important part of its narrative and help to illustrate the struggles of growing up.
An adolescent boy jumps into bed after taking a bath (off-screen) and his bare bottom is visible for a split second.
A man touches a woman's clothed breasts.
Some talk of infidelity.
A woman asks a young boy if he has ever slept with a woman. He talks about trying to solicit a prostitute. The dialogue is non-explicit.