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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Francois Letterier
Charles La Clainche
Roland Monod
Maurice Beerblock
Directors
Robert Bresson
Screenwriters
Robert Bresson
Running Time
102 minutes

A Man Escaped


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Plot
Sentenced to death by the Nazis for railway sabotage, Fontaine spends his days encouraging his fellow prisoners during their exercise periods and preparing his escape. However, his plans seem compromised when he is forced to share his cell with Jost, whose uniform comprises both French and German garments.


Verdict
Bresson's masterpiece is still a pinnacle in French cinema


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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