A Man Escaped [Un condamne a mort s'est echappe ou Le vent souffle ou il veut]

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: Gaumont, 1956. Vintage borderless photograph from the set of the 1956 film, showing director Robert Bresson demonstrating a small action to the film's lead actor Francois Leterrier. With holograph annotations on the verso.

Based on the 1956 memoir "A Man Condemned to Death has Escaped" by Andre Devigny, about a French Resistance member's escape from the Nazi controlled prison of Montluc. Like Devigny, Bresson himself was a French POW during the war. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

6.5 x 9 inches. Very Good plus with shallow diagonal creasing to the corners.

Criterion Collection 650. Ebert IV. Rosenbaum 1000. Selby France.

[Book #143336]

Price: $450.00