CLÉO DE 5 À 7 (1962)

The earliest big international hit of the great Agnés Varda follows a female singer on a nearly-real-time journey through the Left Bank of Paris as she waits on the results of a cancer test, but it’s actually about a lot of other things.

LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS (1959)

Francois Truffaut’s debut about his own wayward childhood still feels fresh today.