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Criterion Collection: L'Argent
  • Description

    L'argent Blu-ray CRITERION COLLECTION

    In his ruthlessly clear-eyed final film, French master Robert Bresson pushed his unique blend of spiritual rumination and formal rigor to a new level of astringency. Transposing a Tolstoy novella to contemporary Paris, L argent follows a counterfeit bill as it originates as a prop in a schoolboy prank, then circulates like a virus among the corrupt and the virtuous alike before landing with a young truck driver and leading him to incarceration and violence. With brutal economy, Bresson constructs his unforgiving vision of original sin out of starkly perceived details, rooting his characters in a dehumanizing material world that withholds any hope of transcendence.

    BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
    • New, restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
    • Press conference from the 1983 Cannes Film Festival
    • L argent, A to Z, a new video essay by film scholar James Quandt
    • Trailer
    • New English subtitle translation
    • PLUS: An essay by critic Adrian Martin and a newly expanded 1983 interview with director Robert Bresson by critic Michel Ciment
    FEATURING:
    • Actors: Caroline Lang, Christian Patey, Vincent Risterucci, Sylvie Van den Elsen
    • Directors: Robert Bresson
    • Format: Subtitled, Widescreen
    • Language: French
    • Subtitles: English
    • Region: All Regions
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Rated: Unrated Not Rated
    Run Time: 84 minutes

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    NR
    Actor:
    Caroline Lang, Christian Patey, Vincent Risterucci, Sylvie Van Den Elsen
    Director:
    Robert Bresson
    Region:
    1, A
    Aspect Ratio:
    1.66:1
    Number of Discs:
    1
    Main Language:
    French
    Subtitle Languages:
    English
    Run Time:
    84 mins approx.
    studio:
    CRITERION
    TheatricalReleaseYear:
    1983

Criterion Collection: L'Argent

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  • Description

    L'argent Blu-ray CRITERION COLLECTION

    In his ruthlessly clear-eyed final film, French master Robert Bresson pushed his unique blend of spiritual rumination and formal rigor to a new level of astringency. Transposing a Tolstoy novella to contemporary Paris, L argent follows a counterfeit bill as it originates as a prop in a schoolboy prank, then circulates like a virus among the corrupt and the virtuous alike before landing with a young truck driver and leading him to incarceration and violence. With brutal economy, Bresson constructs his unforgiving vision of original sin out of starkly perceived details, rooting his characters in a dehumanizing material world that withholds any hope of transcendence.

    BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
    • New, restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
    • Press conference from the 1983 Cannes Film Festival
    • L argent, A to Z, a new video essay by film scholar James Quandt
    • Trailer
    • New English subtitle translation
    • PLUS: An essay by critic Adrian Martin and a newly expanded 1983 interview with director Robert Bresson by critic Michel Ciment
    FEATURING:
    • Actors: Caroline Lang, Christian Patey, Vincent Risterucci, Sylvie Van den Elsen
    • Directors: Robert Bresson
    • Format: Subtitled, Widescreen
    • Language: French
    • Subtitles: English
    • Region: All Regions
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Rated: Unrated Not Rated
    Run Time: 84 minutes

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    NR
    Actor:
    Caroline Lang, Christian Patey, Vincent Risterucci, Sylvie Van Den Elsen
    Director:
    Robert Bresson
    Region:
    1, A
    Aspect Ratio:
    1.66:1
    Number of Discs:
    1
    Main Language:
    French
    Subtitle Languages:
    English
    Run Time:
    84 mins approx.
    studio:
    CRITERION
    TheatricalReleaseYear:
    1983
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