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Au Hasard Balthazar | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 93%  Au Hasard Balthazar  95 min,  [Drama]  [Robert Bresson]  [25 May 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 100/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Wiazemsky, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Walter Green
Plot:  The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Writer:  Robert Bresson
Language:  French, Latin    Country:  France, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Man Escaped | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  A Man Escaped  101 min,  [Drama, Thriller, War]  [Robert Bresson]  [26 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Le Clainche, François Leterrier, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod
Plot:  A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from prison.
Writer:  André Devigny (memoir), Robert Bresson (scenario), Robert Bresson (dialogue)
Language:  French, German    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
L'Argent | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  L'Argent  85 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Robert Bresson]  [18 May 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 95/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Caroline Lang, Christian Patey, Michel Briguet, Sylvie Van den Elsen, Vincent Risterucci
Plot:  A forged 500-franc note is passed from person to person until carelessness leads to tragedy.
Writer:  Robert Bresson, Leo Tolstoy (short story "Faux billet")
Language:  French, Latin    Country:  France, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Gentle Woman | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  A Gentle Woman  88 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Bresson]  [27 May 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Claude Ollier, Dominique Sanda, Guy Frangin, Jeanne Lobre
Plot:  A young woman kills herself, leaving no explanation to her grief-stricken pawnbroker husband. We learn in flashback about how they met, married, and how she failed to adapt her lifestyle to...
Writer:  Fyodor Dostoevsky (from the short story by)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Trial of Joan of Arc | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Trial of Joan of Arc  65 min,  [Drama, History]  [Robert Bresson]  [15 Mar 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Florence Delay, Jean-Claude Fourneau, Marc Jacquier, Roger Honorat
Plot:  A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial), concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of ...
Writer:  Robert Bresson
Language:  French, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Pickpocket | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Pickpocket  76 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Robert Bresson]  [16 Dec 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Dolly Scal, Jean Pélégri, Marika Green, Martin LaSalle
Plot:  Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival.
Writer:  Robert Bresson
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Diary of a Country Priest | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Diary of a Country Priest  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Robert Bresson]  [05 Apr 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Adrien Borel, Claude Laydu, Jean Riveyre, Nicole Ladmiral, Rachel Bérendt
Plot:  A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.
Writer:  Georges Bernanos (novel), Robert Bresson
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Les dames du Bois de Boulogne  86 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Bresson]  [03 Apr 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Elina Labourdette, Lucienne Bogaert, María Casares, Paul Bernard
Plot:  A society lady engineers a marriage between her lover and a cabaret dancer who is essentially a prostitute.
Writer:  Robert Bresson (scenario & adaptation), Denis Diderot (novel), Jean Cocteau (dialogue: additional)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Four Nights of a Dreamer | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Four Nights of a Dreamer  87 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Bresson]  [02 Feb 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Giorgio Maulini, Guillaume des Forêts, Isabelle Weingarten, Jean-Maurice Monnoyer
Plot:  The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next ...
Writer:  Robert Bresson, Fyodor Dostoevsky (short story "White Nights")
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Mouchette | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Mouchette  81 min,  [Drama]  [Robert Bresson]  [12 Mar 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jean-Claude Guilbert, Marie Cardinal, Nadine Nortier, Paul Hébert
Plot:  Mouchette is a young girl living in the country. Her mother is dying and her father does not take care of her. Mouchette remains silent in the face of the humiliations she undergoes. One ...
Writer:  Georges Bernanos (novel), Robert Bresson (scenario & adaptation and dialogue)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Devil, Probably | Movie Details for Director Robert Bresson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Devil, Probably  95 min,  [Drama]  [Robert Bresson]  [15 Jun 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Antoine Monnier, Henri de Maublanc, Laetitia Carcano, Tina Irissari
Plot:  Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, ...
Writer:  Robert Bresson
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB

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