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A.k.a.
A Man Escaped
Year
1956
Runtime
101 min.
Director
Robert Bresson
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
10,756
Checks
4,135
Favs
725
Dislikes
22
Favs/checks
17.5% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
33:1
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  1. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Great minimal and realistic movie. The tension never ends.. 9 years 2 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!
    7 years 6 months ago
  3. iCheckFilms's avatar

    iCheckFilms

    Absolutely stunning. Instant favorite. 8 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #21 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #32 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  3. This movie ranks #58 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  4. This movie ranks #66 in François Truffaut's The Films in My Life
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  5. This movie ranks #90 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  6. This movie ranks #121 in Anthology Film Archives's Essential Cinema
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  7. This movie ranks #130 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  8. This movie ranks #158 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
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  9. This movie ranks #190 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  10. This movie ranks #251 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  11. This movie ranks #306 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #389 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  13. This movie ranks #410 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  14. This movie ranks #422 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  15. This movie ranks #527 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  16. This movie ranks #532 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  17. This movie ranks #752 in The Criterion Collection
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