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Los Feliz 3 | Robert Bresson: An American Cinematheque Retrospective
35mm courtesy of the Institut Français. Special thanks to the Film & TV Office, Villa Albertine in Los Angeles
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Bresson’s sparest and most inexorable film is taken entirely from the official transcripts of the trial of Joan of Arc – whom the director called “the most extraordinary person who ever lived” – and concentrates on her torment and humiliation. Dreyer’s THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC looks almost melodramatic next to TRIAL’s spartan gravity; the parched quality of Bresson’s rendering is indicated in its relative absence of water or fluids.
35mm courtesy of the Institut Français. Special thanks to the Film & TV Office, Villa Albertine in Los Angeles.
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