A Man Escaped
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"A Man Escaped" or: The Wind Bloweth Where It Listeth is a 1956 French film directed by Robert Bresson. It is based on the memoirs of André Devigny, a member of the French Resistance held in Montluc prison by the occupying Germans during World War II. The protagonist of the film is called Fontaine. The second part of the title comes from the Bible, John 3:8, using the words of the Authorized King James Version. Bresson himself was imprisoned by the Germans as a member of the French Resistance.
- country: France
- language: French
- producers: Jean Thuillier & Alain Poiré
- written by Robert Bresson
- cinematography by Léonce-Henri Burel
- music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- genres: Art film, World cinema, Docudrama, Prison film, Drama
- subject: Prison
- released in (59 years ago)
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The Rough Guide to Film (2007)
by Jessica Winter, Lloyd Hughes, Richard Armstrong, Tom Charity
A Man Escaped is a compelling accumulation of tiny moments building to the prisoner's eventual escape. For Schrader, Bresson is one of the few modern directors who still address issues of transcendence. The subject of a film was a mere ...
Or, A Description of All the Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects, Trees, Plants, Flowers, Gums and Precious Stones, Mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures. Collected from the Best Authorities, and Alphabetically Arranged by Thaddeus Mason Harris
who burnt Ziklag in the time of David, were mounted on camels ; for the sacred historian remarks, that of the whole army not a man escaped the furious onset of that heroic and exasperated leader, " save four ...
Completely Updated and Expanded by David Thomson
Steve ( Blade Runner, A Man Escaped, Apocalypse Now), Mathew (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Red River, Citizen Kane), Michelle (Cría, The Black Stallion, The Last Wave), ...
by Richard Watson
Many of the Amalekite warriors, who burnt Ziklag in the time of David, were mounted on camels ; for the sacred historian remarks, that of the whole army not a man escaped the furious onset of that heroic and exasperated leader, " save four ...
A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners, and Customs of the Jews, and Neighbouring Nations (1832)
by Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs
Many of the Amalckito warriors, who burnt Ziklag in the time of David, were mounted on camels ; for the sacred historian remarks, that of the whole army not a man escaped the furious onset of that heroic and cxasperatec loader, "save four ...
A Man Escaped. The Spirit Breathes Where It Will. Production: SNE Gaumont/ NEF (Paris); black and white, 35mm; running time: 102 mins. Released 1956, France. Produced by Jean Thuillier and Alain Poiré; screenplay by Robert Bresson; ...
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