“pickpocket”

Brillant film,  reminiscent of a cross between  Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Albert Camus’ The Stranger in terms of plot, character, tone, exploration of the subconscious, and moral examination.

“pickpocket” (1959) directed by Robert Bresson

Genre: Crime, Drama

Summary: “Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival.”

IMDB LINK: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053168/

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