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Trailer Watch: Two in the Wave, Godard/Truffaut Documentary

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood November 27, 2010 at 11:04AM

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

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.