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Au Hasard Balthasar

Title: 
Au Hasard Balthasar
Year: 
1966
Film Format: 
dvd
Director: 
Bresson, Robert
Language: 
French
Country: 
France
Genre: 
Drama
Actors: 
Anna Waziemsky
Film Reviews: 

'The world in an hour and a half' jean-Luc Godard.

Its the one about the donkey. Its ownership passed through the hands of several owners- good, bad and indifferent. I tried and tried to get my mother interested in foreign language cinema, and this one she responded to- ecstatically.Aesthetically and stylistically this is his boldest film-Balthazar-named after one of the three wise menIt is one of the most mysteriously beautiful of all Bressons's films. Somehow lending the lightness of a child's parable of innocence and stoicism to a profound understanding of adult man's otherness, his inability to understand and project his failings onto others.