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A Man Escaped

Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent souffle où il veut

Directed by Robert Bresson
France, 1956


Based on the memoir of André Devigny, a French Resistance fighter suffering from malnutrition plots his escape from a stark Nazi prison after being captured.

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A Man Escaped Directed by Robert Bresson

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1957 | Winner: Best Director

National Board of Review

1957 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1958 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1960 | Nominee: Best Foreign Director

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