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A.k.a.
A Man Escaped
Year
1956
Runtime
101 min.
Director
Robert Bresson
Genres
Drama, Thriller, War
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
10,756
Checks
3,831
Favs
685
Dislikes
20
Favs/checks
17.9% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
34:1
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  1. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Great minimal and realistic movie. The tension never ends.. 7 years 4 months ago
  2. slackhead's avatar

    slackhead

    This film is a masterclass in how to take a simple plot and keep the viewers attention and interest all the way through building the tension right to the final seconds.

    No hollywood film would ever dare to be this straight forward!
    5 years 8 months ago
  3. RiD's avatar

    RiD

    Absolutely stunning. Instant favorite. 7 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #29 in 1950s
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  3. This movie ranks #58 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  4. This movie ranks #66 in François Truffaut's The Films of My Life
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  5. This movie ranks #72 in Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films
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  6. This movie ranks #88 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  7. This movie ranks #124 in Anthology Film Archives' Essential Cinema
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  8. This movie ranks #130 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #190 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  10. This movie ranks #251 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  11. This movie ranks #302 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #388 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  13. This movie ranks #410 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  14. This movie ranks #422 in Empire 500
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  15. This movie ranks #522 in Cahiers du cinéma - Yearly top 10s
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  16. This movie ranks #523 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  17. This movie ranks #752 in The Criterion Collection
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