THE MODELS OF PICKPOCKET

A film by Babette Mangolte

2002 / documentary / France / original title : LES MODELES DE PICKPOCKET / 90’ / Color / status : completed / long feature-film / French catalog

This is a documentary about the « models » of the Robert Bresson’s film Pickpocket (1959). The documentary investigates Bresson’s method and direction and reveals the persona of the people whose life was changed by the making of the film and the interaction with Robert Bresson in the summer 1959.