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Dave Muñoz Velasco's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

A film filled with endless poetry and unforced symbolism. This is a work about the objectivization of, not only animals, but of women, children, sickness, wealth and religion. Looking at Balthazar being eaten alive by the problems in his world is like looking oneself in the mirror, while society turns innocence and purity to suffering and blind cruelty. A true work of art from one of the greatest directors.