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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Eric Rucker's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    One of the last shots, possibly the very last, was genius. We saw Cartier-Bresson listening to classical music as we had several times—sometimes eyes closed, seeing things?, enjoying seeing nothing?—but this time we are outside, seeing the world reflected, merged with his living, moving image, in autumnal color, behind him one of his? images, a city view in black and white, merged with the contemporary city in color.

  2. dAlton Anthony's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    I guess you need to give it at least three stars just because Cartier-Bresson is such a genius. That said, he's not the most photogenic person and the documentary highlights this as much as anything else.

  3. chloe's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    The constant voice over translating was so irritating I couldn't continue. Why did they not just use subtitles ?

  4. David R Williams's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    The photographs are amazing. The talking heads are annoying. Possibly you could turn off the sound and put on something classical but you'd still be forced to sit through those yammering heads saying nothing even if this way they do so silently - waiting for the brilliant visions of Cartier-Bresson to fill the screen.

  5. jim in austin's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    Utterly delightful, both the film and the subject...

  6. tintinmugshot's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    It's not a definitive doc about his work, but it's a simple and a great glimpse.

  7. Monkey Flix's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    A mediocre documentary of a great photographer.

  8. Matthew Skala's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    Grateful for all the insight into the master. Not so crazy about the often redundant and going nowhere narrative or the wedding music sound bed.

  9. TimMo's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    Considering the subject, this was a missed opportunity by the film-maker to uncover something much deeper, and leaves the viewer feeling like this just is TV filler, rather than the work of a serious documentary maker. Not a good choice by Mubi curators at all. For a far better documentary which shows the skills of a documentarian I would recommend In No Great Hurry by Thomas Leach, about Saul Leiter.

  10. crystal meff's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    why was Isabelle Huppert featured so much throughout this film.... ?

  11. saltwater's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    Amazing photographs. Cartier-Bresson is of the best ever. The documentary itself isn't profound, but it was interesting to hear from the photographer himself.

  12. Wee Hunk's rating of the film Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye

    His style is highly influential. Looking for the decisive moment. This documentary is a treat for the eyes.