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Question about The 400 Blows

PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2003 6:45 pm
by HenryGinsberg
Whay is it called The 400 Blows? I've never been able to figur that out.

Re: Question about The 400 Blows

PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2003 9:03 pm
by jdcopp
The phrase "les quatre cents coup" is a french idiom describing the difficulties of adolescence.

Re: Question about The 400 Blows

PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2003 9:54 pm
by Gaz
I think the usual translation given is "to raise merry hell" - it has to do with running wild. A very apt title for the film.