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Drama 19661h 35mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Animal Country: France 

A profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema, Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of humankind. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly. Through Bresson’s unconventional approach to composition, sound, and narrative, this simple story becomes a moving parable about purity and transcendence.Au Hasard Balthazar featuring Anne Wiazemsky and Walter Green is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (17,499 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#2,326 Ranked Movie

#180 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#258 Ranked in Animal Movies

#1584 Ranked in Drama Movies

Au Hasard Balthazar has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (17,499 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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