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Title Au hasard Balthazar / Argos Films ; produced by Mag Bodard ; written and directed by Robert Bresson
Published [United States] : Criterion Collection : Home Vision Entertainment : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2005]


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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Series The Criterion collection ; 297
The classic collection
Criterion collection ; 297
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Summary Robert Bresson's masterpiece follows a much-abused donkey, Balthazar, whose life strangely parallels that of his owner, Marie. A beast of burden suffering the sins of man, Balthazar nevertheless nobly accepts his fate
Notes Title from container
Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
Special features: New restored high-definition digital transfer; video interview with film scholar Donald Richie; "Un metteur en ordre : Robert Bresson", a 1966 French TV program about the film featuring Bresson, Jean-Luc Godard, Louis Malle, and members of Au hasard Balthazar's cast and crew; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by Bresson scholar James Quandt
Credits Cinematographer, Ghislain Cloquet ; editor, Raymond Lamy ; music, Jean Wiener
Cast Anne Wiazemsky, François Lafarge, Philippe Asselin, Nathalie Joyaut, Walter Green
Notes MPAA rating: Not rated
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
French dialogue with optional English subtitles
Subject Donkeys -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Drama.
Animal welfare -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
Author Bresson, Robert.
Bodard, Mag, 1916-
Wiazemsky, Anne.
Lafarge, François.
Asselin, Philippe.
Cloquet, Ghislain.
Lamy, Raymond.
Wiéner, Jean.
Argos Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0780030079