For RTÉ Arena, director Steven Benedict discusses François Truffaut - listen above.

The late French director is the father of the Nouvelle Vague school of film making, which also boasted such groundbreaking directors as Jean Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol, Eric Rohmer, Jacques Rivette, Louis Malle Agnes Varda and others.

His films include The 400 Blows, Day For Night and Fahrenheit 451 - as an actor, Truffaut appeared in Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters Of The Third Kind. 

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