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France, Switzerland 1983
Selection : European Classics
Director: Robert Bresson
Writer: Robert Bresson (based on The Forged Coupon by Leo Tolstoy)
Genre: drama, crime
Cast: Béatrice Tabourin, Sylvie van den Elsen, Michel Briguet, Caroline Lang, Vincent Ristreucci, Christian Patey, Marc Ernest Fourneau, Didier Baussy
Cinematography: Pasqualino De Santis, Emmanuel Machuel
Editing: Jean-François Naudon
Costume designer: Monique Dury
Production: Eôs Films, France 3 Cinéma, Marion's Films
Producer: Jean-Marc Henchoz, Daniel Toscan du Plantier
Filmography: 1977 The Devil, Probably 1974 Lancelot of the Lake 1971 Four Nights of a Dreamer (based on Dostoevsky’s White Nights) 1969 Une Femme Douce/ A Gentle Woman (based on Dostoevsky’s A Gentle Creature) 1967 Mouchette 1966 Au Hasard Balthazar 1962 The Trial of Joan of Arc 1959 Pickpocket 1956 A Man Escaped 1951 Journal d'un cure de champagne/ Diary of a Country Priest 1945 Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne 1943 Les Anges du Péché/Angels of Sin
Festivals: 1983 Cahiers du Cinéma 1983 Cannes Film Festival 1985 National Society of Film Critics Awards
Awards: 1983 Cahiers du Cinéma – Best Film - Top 10 1983 Cannes Film Festival – Best Director (Grand Prix du cinema de creation, ex equo) 1985 National Society of Film Critics Awards – USA NSFC Award - Best Director
A forged 500-franc note is passed from person to person until carelessness leads to tragedy. Based on the novel The Forged Coupon by Leo Tolstoy.
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