Links to video essays that may be of interest to those who attended our screening of Robert Bresson’s ‘A Man Escaped′ (2 December 2022) at the Institut français d’Écosse, part of our series of monthly screenings of French language films.
Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t yet seen the film, key plot elements are described or shown in the material listed below.
Bordwell and Thompson on ‘A Man Escaped’, (Criterion Collection, March 27, 2013):
Man Escaped: A Study of Cinematic Sound, by Jeffrey Zhou. A film essay that analyzes the use of sound in the film ‘A Man Escaped’, directed by Robert Bresson. (YouTube, June 11, 2019):