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The Models of Pickpocket

  • Release Date: Sep 17, 2004
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Film, Film & Television History, TV & Radio
  • Director:Babette Mangolte


When [[Performer~P82952~Robert Bresson~robertbresson]] made his classic film [[Feature~V106065~Pickpocket~pickpocket]] in 1959, he avoided using professional actors, as was often his custom, and instead cast three men with no previous experience as his leads. More than 40 years later, filmmaker [[Performer~P101023~Babette Mangolte~babettemangolte]] met a gentlemen named [[Performer~P42273~Pierre Leymarie~pierreleymarie]] at a party; certain she's met him before, she discovers that the genetic engineer...more