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L'Argent (1983)
L'Argent (1983)
L'Argent (1983)
L'Argent (1983)



The Paper Chase
(NR) France/Switzerland – 1 hr 25 min – with subtitles  
1983 · d. Robert Bresson
Starring Christian Patey, Vincent Risterucci, Sylvie Van den Elsen

A forged franc note passed by a pair of schoolboys initiates a spiral of fury, crime, and corruption that sweeps up all in its path. Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy, Robert Bresson’s final film offers a lucid vision of modernity that, per Time magazine, “strikes at its target like a bolt of judgment flung from Olympus.”

L’argent will be introduced by its instructor, Christopher Long, M.A.

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Wednesday, May 27