Robert Bresson

Born: 25 September 1901, Bromont-La-Mothe
Died: 18 December 1999, Epernon

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Highlighted works

  • L' Argent

    L' Argent

    Robert Bresson’s last film turns a Tolstoy novella about a forged banknote into a formidably focused meditation on the supposed root of all evil.

  • Pickpocket


    This examination of the method and morality of a pickpocket on the streets of Paris marked a refinement of Robert Bresson’s spare, unsentimental aesthetic.

  • Au hasard Balthazar

    Au hasard Balthazar

    Robert Bresson’s distinctive pared down style elicits extraordinary pathos from this devastating tale of an abused donkey passing from owner to owner.


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