Each Truffaut film i've seen so far has been so vastly different yet incredibly fascinating in their own way. The Wild Child is a tale about a the slow and painful integration into "society" and a lesson that intelligence comes in many ways. The doctor ( played by Truffaut himself) who devotedly gives his all to the care and education of the "idiot" Victor is very admirable and each scene of the simplest of progress (whether it be Victor learning something or the doctor learning something new about Victor and his ways) is just absolutely beautiful.
While potentially not being as focused and as iconic as the 1934 Original what makes the 1956 " The Man Who Knew Too Much " stand out are the two lead performances by Doris Day and James Stewart who as a couple with obvious marital issues come together closer in tragedy while trying to locate their kidnapped son. Typical Hitchcockian foreigner in different country awkwardness, a wild goose chase, classic comedy and continues tension that reaches it's peak in the…
The Big Sleep is not only the epitome of great film noir ( beautiful cinematography, somewhat convoluted but engrossing plot, sharp and witty dialogue, more than a handful of conflicted characters and more) but also testimony to Bogart's incredible talent of seemingly having blistering chemistry with every single actor / actress he works with. Of course here in The Big Sleep the main highlight is his and Lauren Bacall's relationship, but all of his other interactions are incredibly fun as well.