Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.
Criterion collection ; 650
Criterion collection ; 650 DVD.
Escapes -- Germany -- Fiction.
Prisoners of war -- France -- Fiction.
Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Fiction.
Motion pictures, French.
Bresson, Robert, film director, screenwriter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Ertaud, Jacques, 1924-1995, actor.
Gaumont (Firm), presenter.
Janus Films, presenter.
Le Clainche, Charles, actor.
Leterrier, François, actor.
Monod, Roland, actor.
Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm), production company.