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  1. DrFirestone's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    I truly enjoy abstract and surreal experiences. With that said, the plot here is absurd, and not in a good way. Apart from Anne Wiazemsky the performances aren't captivating (to say the least), which does not help. Basically, a story of sadistic people obsessed with a donkey... There are a couple of promising moments of greatness, certain dialogues or the cinematography, but overall the film left me disappointed.

  2. Ma-rewind's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Portrait, grandiose de simplicité, d'une impitoyable nature humaine. Et quelle image.... Et quelle actrice... Touchée, vraiment!

  3. dandyarriaga's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    I will forever say that this is the saddest movie I've ever seen. An absolute masterpiece.

  4. Sergey Belov's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  5. captainfez's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    So you don't think people are shit, eh?

  6. darioscha's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Balthazar y la hija me recuerdan a el Agnus dei de Zurbaran, Burro en lugar de Cordero los dos personajes se funden en ese simbolo que tiene que sacrificarse en una sociedad consumida por la violencia, los ritos y la crueldad

  7. Elena's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  8. qw0aszx's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Life is devastating, Balthazar doesn't understand this cruel world but he watches it all the time. ★★★★☆

  9. film_frame's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Quite possibly the simplest yet, one of the densest experiences one can see.

  10. samuraiargento's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Un hilo conductor: la vida de un burro y como se relaciona con un mundo pequeño y rural, una excusa para retratar un mundo inmovil y en apariencia bucólico pero que, implacable, se debate en un durisimo mundo sin piedad.

  11. Federico De Bonis's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Full of poetry, this is the first film I watch from Bresson and is heartbreaking. Somehow I think, this movies are the ones could make a better world if everybody watches.

  12. Ben Nash's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    I was going to make a 'Clerks II' joke but then I decided against it.

  13. Peregrine's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    The best donkey film out there. No film is more simple and more pure than this one. We're all Balthazars crushing under the weight of fate. There's cruelty and kindness. But mostly cruelty.

  14. misu's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  15. Stefan Drees's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    A film with few words and beautiful cinematography, full of symbolic gestures and strong visual compositions. I think there is also a strong political subtext.

  16. Dory Bakiewicz Ehmer's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  17. MisterColo93's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  18. Victor Morosoff's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  19. Pelin Şahin's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Godard said this film is "The world in an hour and a half", it's not hard to see what he meant. Remembering The Turin Horse.

  20. Jdsarmientoburgos's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Bresson at his most Bressonian, following the horrible life of a cheeky (and adorable) donkey. The quintessential animal film where humans are trash and donkeys are saints. Praise saint Balthazar.

  21. Quesera,sera's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    if only balthazar could speak, what exactly are humans.. greedy, stupid, selfish, and destructive

  22. Walker's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

  23. mubianer's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar

    Bresson's humanity, and respect for all living creatures, shines through. This is the second time I watch this, but the story line still confuses me a little. Kaurismäki is heavily influenced by Bresson's style I noticed this time.

  24. Domenico Ricucci's rating of the film Au hasard Balthazar