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Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar / Argos Films ... [and others] présentent une co-production franco-suédoise de Robert Bresson.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main DVD DRAMA AU (Text) 39231031340371 Display--Audiovisual 2 Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Balthazar (Text) 78292000253780 Foreign Language DVD Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD FIC AU (Text) 33946003082729 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780030079
  • ISBN: 9780780030077
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision Entertainment : [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note: 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Ghislain Cloquet ; written and directed by Robert Bresson ; editor, Raymond Lamy ; music, Jean Wiener.
Participant or Performer Note: Anne Wiazemsky, François Lafarge, Philippe Asselin, Nathalie Joyaut, Walter Green.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Donkeys > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Animal welfare > Drama.
Genre: French films.
Feature films.

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