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Pickpocket (Dec-1959)

Director: Robert Bresson

Writer: Robert Bresson

Music by: J. B. Lulli

Producer: Agnès Delahaie

Keywords: Crime, Pickpocket

Michel, jailed once already for pickpocketing, resumes his thieving profession to the point of obsession. With scarcely a plot, actually viewing Robert Bresson's early masterpiece of naturalism may be too much a chore for some; highlights are the pickpocketing sequences. Uses nonprofessional actors.

CAST

Martin La Salle   ...   Michel
Marika Green   ...   Jeanne
Jean Pélégri   ...   Chief Inspector
Dolly Scal   ...   The Mother
Pierre Leymarie   ...   Jacques
Kassagi   ...   1st Accomplice
Pierre Étaix   ...   2nd Accomplice
César Gattegno   ...   Inspector

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