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Director:
Writers:
Robert Bresson (writer)
Leo Tolstoy (short story "Faux billet")
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Release Date:
18 May 1983 (France) See more »
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Plot:
A forged 500-franc note is cynically passed from person to person and shop to shop, until it falls into... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Directed by
Robert Bresson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Bresson  writer
Leo Tolstoy  short story "Faux billet" (as Tolstoï)

Produced by
Antoine Gannagé .... executive producer
Jean-Marc Henchoz .... producer
Daniel Toscan du Plantier .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Pasqualino De Santis 
Emmanuel Machuel 
 
Film Editing by
Jean-François Naudon 
 
Production Design by
Pierre Guffroy 
 
Costume Design by
Monique Dury 
 
Production Management
Richard Dupuy .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Olivier Péray .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jean-Marc Lentretien .... sound mix technician
Jacques Maumont .... sound mixer
Jean-Louis Ughetto .... sound engineer
Luc Yersin .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michel Abramowicz .... first assistant camera
 
Music Department
Johann Sebastian Bach .... composer: additional music
 
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Runtime:
85 min | Argentina:87 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
Last film directed by Robert Bresson.See more »
Quotes:
Yvon Targe:Wait. Everyone will be happy soon. I won't wait around for that. Believe me, it will bore us stupid. I want happiness now, on my terms.See more »
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Referenced in The Road to Bresson (1984)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A piece of art, 12 August 2006
Author: Mia from United Kingdom

I just wanted to make a quick comment regarding the comment of suekendall about l'argent. L'argent is one of Bresson's biggest masterpieces. A merge of minimalism and strong observation. And as for the actors in l'argent, they are not wooden, they are real. Bresson made frequent use of non-performers to give his film a certain authenticity. I think he succeeded in every aspect. It is a ground breaking film which taught the viewer that it does require very little to create a story. Bresson works demands the viewer's imagination. Moreover, for everyone who has a keen interest in cinematography, this film is a must. Bresson truly succeeded in making the most economic and sensible use of the camera.

For everyone who does not like the film, there will be other films to enjoy...but for everyone who is willing to enter Bresson's world, this film is a true eye opener about film, art and humanity.

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