Balthazar opens

“That Robert Bresson‘s 13 features remain largely unknown and unavailable in this country (only one is available here on DVD) is a measure of our impoverished film culture and a reason why one of the heroes of the movie year is Rialto Pictures, the New York distributor reissuing Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar. The film opens today at the Nuart and there is no more important a movie in theaters.”

Read Manohla Dargis’ full review here.