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Au Hasard Balthazar
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directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Mag Bodard, 1916-; performed by François Lafarge, fl. 1966, Walter Green, fl. 1966 and Anne Wiazemsky, 1947- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1966), 1 hour 36 mins
A profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema, director Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that...
directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Mag Bodard, 1916-; performed by François Lafarge, fl. 1966, Walter Green, fl. 1966 and Anne Wiazemsky, 1947- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1966), 1 hour 36 mins
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A Man Escaped
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directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Alain Poiré, 1917-2000 and Jean Thuillier, 1918-; performed by François Leterrier, 1929-, Charles Le Clainche, fl. 1956 and Maurice Beerblock, 1930-1998 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 1 hour 41 mins
With the simplest of concepts and sparest of techniques, Robert Bresson made one of the most suspenseful jailbreak films of all time in A Man Escaped. Based on the account of an imprisoned French Resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit...
directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Alain Poiré, 1917-2000 and Jean Thuillier, 1918-; performed by François Leterrier, 1929-, Charles Le Clainche, fl. 1956 and Maurice Beerblock, 1930-1998 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 1 hour 41 mins
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Mouchette
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directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; designed by Odette Le Barbenchon, fl. 1961-1975; produced by Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998; performed by Marie Cardinal, 1929-2001, Jean-Claude Guilbert, fl. 1966-1969 and Nadine Nortier, 1948- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 1 hour 22 mins
Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feeling with Mouchette, one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film. Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her e...
directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; designed by Odette Le Barbenchon, fl. 1961-1975; produced by Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998; performed by Marie Cardinal, 1929-2001, Jean-Claude Guilbert, fl. 1966-1969 and Nadine Nortier, 1948- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 1 hour 22 mins
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Pickpocket
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directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Agnès Delahaie, 1920-, Compagnie Cinématographique de France; performed by César Gattegno, 1928-2011, Lea Massari, 1933-, Kassagi, fl. 1959, Pierre Leymarie, fl. 1959, Dolly Scal, fl. 1959, Pierre Étaix, 1928-, Jean Pélégri, 1920-2003, Marika Green, 1943- and Martin LaSalle, fl. 1959 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 16 mins
This incomparable story of crime and redemption from the French master Robert Bresson follows Michel, a young pickpocket who spends his days working the streets, subway cars, and train stations of Paris. As his compulsive pursuit of the thrill of stealing grows, however, so does his fear that his luck is about to...
directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Agnès Delahaie, 1920-, Compagnie Cinématographique de France; performed by César Gattegno, 1928-2011, Lea Massari, 1933-, Kassagi, fl. 1959, Pierre Leymarie, fl. 1959, Dolly Scal, fl. 1959, Pierre Étaix, 1928-, Jean Pélégri, 1920-2003, Marika Green, 1943- and Martin LaSalle, fl. 1959 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 16 mins
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