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

Bresson, Robert (Added Author). Wiazemsky, Anne (Added Author). Lafarge, François. (Added Author). Asselin, Philippe. (Added Author). Wiéner, Jean. (Added Author). Joyaut, Nathalie. (Added Author). Green, Walter. (Added Author). Lamy, Raymond. (Added Author). Cloquet, Ghislain. (Added Author). Argos Films. (Added Author). Home Vision Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Rialto Pictures LLC. (Added Author). Anne Wiazemsky, François Lafarge, Philippe Asselin, Nathalie Joyaut, Walter Green. (Cast).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA AU (Text) 39231031340371 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Balthazar (Text) 78292000253780 Foreign Language DVD Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 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:
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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