• June 10, 2023

Diary of a Country Priest movie review (2023)

Robert Bresson does nothing in a superficial way to please his audiences. The rewards of his films unfold slowly from their stories, and pierce deeply. He is very serious about human nature and the indifference of the world. He is not a Catholic but an agnostic who values any consolation his characters can find, in…

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Empathy Machine: Diary of a Country Priest | Features

But what made the piece lodge in my mind and reorient my perception of the movie was two sentences: “The locals gossip that he’s a drunk, because of his diet, but we never see him drunk. Bresson often fills the frame with his face, passive, and the stare of his unfocused eyes.”  Roger was a…

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