"I always thought the cinema was great but lacked sincerity and we ought to do it better," said Francois Truffaut.

"There were myths to be destroyed," said Jean-Luc Godard. "Therefore we had to kill those myths for cinema to be reborn."

Check out the trailer for Lorber Films' doc Two in the Wave, on co-founders of the French New Wave, Truffaut and Godard, recent no-show winner of an honorary Oscar.