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iCheckFilms's avatar


I personally felt it was very hard to watch.. But, a solid piece of work..
12 years 4 months ago
UnEnfantPerdu's avatar


The amount of negative comments has me bamboozled.
9 years 7 months ago
KaramAkerfeldt's avatar


I was expecting so much more. The characters' actions are unreasonable which make it extremely hard to relate and like the movie, for me. Donkey was the best actor.
11 years 5 months ago
rossgray91's avatar


Personally I found it incredibly depressing. impressive but massively hard going
13 years 2 months ago
UnEnfantPerdu's avatar


Masterpiece if there was ever one. This and Mouchette are two of the greatest of cinema. Once seen it will never leave you.
9 years 7 months ago
Shingwauk's avatar


Man that was so depressing and sad.
8 years 9 months ago
jerichoholic's avatar


Lovely film. Made me angry the whole time.
10 months 1 week ago
heat_'s avatar


Sad, hopeless and disturbing story of French countryside from the eyes of Balthazar.
3 years 5 months ago
dombrewer's avatar


My first Bresson - and very probably my last. Like most people I actually appreciate it when actors are allowed to express themselves and bring characters and situations to life, and not feel straight-jacketed into giving emotionally flat and listless performances by the director. Only the donkey was reacting with any semblance of reality. That may have been the point, but either way it pissed me off. I disliked pretty much everything about this film and was counting the minutes till it finished. (p.s. also watched Bunuel's "Viridiana" tonight - now that's a great movie.)
13 years 8 months ago
bilurgher's avatar


Only 2 people dislike this film? Color me surprised. Personally, I was way less than impressed with anything relating to the humans in this movie but the donkey made up for a 5 or 6 (out of 10) rating.
14 years 2 months ago
lorax's avatar


I fail to see the "Spiritual Significance" of this film, all I got out of it was that French townies are utter assholes. Except for Jean.
11 years 6 months ago
nicolaskrizan's avatar


depressive, devilish, divine

12 years 5 months ago
My name long game's avatar

My name long game

What's the point the donkey is show in up every minute and the actors don't act good
13 years 6 months ago
monclivie's avatar


Solid piece of turd. Not interesting, awfully edited and whatever was the idea for the acting, it was a bad idea. The longest 90 minutes since Marienbad.
8 years 9 months ago
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