- Summary: During The Occupation, Lt. Fontaine of the Secret Army, is arrested by the Germans and sentenced to death. In his cell, he thinks about his execution every day. Escape is his only hope of survival. He begins careful technical preparations until, finally, the opportunity presents itself. (Gaumont)
- Director: Robert Bresson
- Genre(s): Drama, Thriller, War
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Blessed with a weeklong run at the end of Film Forum's bliss-inducing Robert Bresson retrospective, the French filmmaker's 1956 tale of steel bars and iron wills boils a true-story prison break down to its bare necessities.