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Maria Casares in “Les Dames du Bois de Bolougne”

Some amazing shoots from Robert Bresson film “Les Dames du Bois de Bolougne”

Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (Sept. 21, 1945) French film director Robert Bresson is famous for his use of non-professional actors. Prior to watching Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne, I had only seen one Bresson film, Pickpocket (1959), whose protagonist was most certainly not a professional actor. He shambled through the proceedings like a man on a heavy dose of tranquilizers, his movements slow, his eyes haunted. It was an interesting film, and one I may watch again some day, but it didn’t mo … Read More

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