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Retrospective

Pickpocket

A young intellectual is of the opinion that society ought to allow certain superior types of people to commit little crimes without getting punished. So he becomes a very adept pickpocket. Ultimately, however, he is caught red handed.



Translated from: Film in Berlin. Offizielle Festspielzeitung der X. Internationalen Filmfestspiele Berlin 1960, Nr. 8

France 1959, 75 min

by

Robert Bresson

with

Martin Lassalle
Marika Green
Pierre Leymarie