Ren new wave Cinema (Textua Analysis of a film )

The first assignment asks you to look at film style and mise en scene and is designed to encourage you to demonstrate your understanding of the New Wave and its surrounding context through in-depth analysis of one sequence.
Your argument should be supported by appropriate and fully referenced academic reading and include close analysis of the appropriate film.

Please answer ONE of the following questions:

1. To what extent does The 400 Blows represent  a cinema in first person ? Discuss with close reference to the film.

2. Through close analysis of Breathless, discuss how the film can be seen as a manifesto for the New Wave.