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/