Les Mistons is a short film that follows five teenage boys as they, in turn, follow two lovers. The boys are all in love with the girl and try to turn her against the guy. It is often given the English translation of The Brats, which is close, by not quite. A more direct (and better) translation is The Mischief Makers, a title more fitting of cinema’s beloved mischief-maker, François Truffaut. Truffaut was a mischief-maker from day one. As a child, he consistently ditched school to sneak into movie theaters. As he grew up, so did his interest in politics, and he joined the army, only then to desert. … Continue reading LES MISTONS