Mouchette

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Robert Bresson, 82 mins, France, 1967, 35mm, B&W, French. Courtesy: L'Institut Français.

Mouchette
Mouchette

Bresson's achingly moving and extensively detailed account of the last day in the life of a loveless, abused and humiliated 14-year-old peasant girl. A malaise of distilled passion and wasted youth, this rigorous and often ruthless dissection of social mores was a massive influence on the work of the Dardenne brothers.

Adapted from the novel by Georges Bernanos (Diary of a Country Priest). Shot by the great Ghislain Cloquet.


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Wed 18 Apr 2012, 8.25pm

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