A Man Escaped

Screening 24 April


France – Robert Bresson – 101 mins


04 A Man Escaped 1 04 A Man Escaped 2Bresson’s key film, acclaimed as one of cinema’s great works, is based on the true story of Resistance fighter André Devigny, who was captured and sentenced to death. Bresson exactly reconstructs his cell and follows his escape plans, and the stunning and spiritually moving denouement, to Mozart’s C Minor Mass, raises the story to another plane.

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