MOUCHETTE

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Mouchette is a young teenager living in the tough country. Her mother is going to die, and her father does not take care of her. Mouchette does not manage to express her rebellion against the humiliations she undergoes. One night, in the wood, she meets Arsene. Arsene is the poacher of the village. He thinks he has just killed Mathieu, the rural policeman. He tries to use Mouchette to build an alibi.

Festivals: 

Cannes Film Festival – in competition, OCIC award; Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti award.

Robert Bresson

Robert Bresson (1901-1999) trained as a painter before moving into films as a screenwriter. After spending more than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Angels of Sin (1943). Bresson’s next film Les dames du Bois de Boulogne(1945) was the last he worked with professional actors. He created a unique minimalist style for which critics praised him as one of the greatest artists in the history of the cinema. In 1989 Bresson was awarded Career Golden Lion in Venice Film Festival