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comeandsee's rating of the film Les dames du Bois de Boulogne

this is a bresson masterwork. like tarkovsky in 'ivan's childhood', the trademark style is not composed yet but many of the elements are present. the themes of obsession, domination, fate and spiritual transcendence are all promient here. the dialogue written by cocteau is superb too and carries the weight of the plot perfectly. this film has a heart, an emotion and a passion, and most importantly Robert Bresson.