Au Hasard Balthasar


Dir. Robert Bresson (1966).
Bringing together all Bresson’s ideas about acting, sound, and editing, as well as grace, redemption, and human nature, his heartbreaking and magnificent account of a donkey’s life and death in rural France is the supreme masterpiece by one of the greatest of 20th century filmmakers.

Fri., Jan. 6, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 7, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2012

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 4, 2012

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