Film

Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne

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Dir. Robert Bresson (1945).
Bresson began to find his style in this fierce, strategically stilted tale of sexual revenge—a transposition of Diderot to the swells of German-occupied Paris featuring an electrifying performance by Maria Casares and Jean Cocteau’s arch dialogue.

Sun., Jan. 8, 1, 2:50, 4:40, 6:30 & 8:20 p.m.; Mon., Jan. 9, 1, 2:50, 4:40 & 6:30 p.m., 2012

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

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