Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2003)
Release Date: Jan 13, 2006 Limited
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 153
Upon his death in 2004 at the age of 96, peripatetic photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson was mourned as "the father of photojournalism." Though the camera-shy shutterbug was reluctant to offer himself up as a subject, this documentary from director Heinz Bütler offers a rare moment alone with the photographer as he explores his portfolio and offers detailed insight into the remarkable images that moved millions. Focusing in particular on Cartier-Bresson's widely acclaimed work from the period
Jan 13, 2006 Limited
Feb 14, 2006
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Not a particularly overtly political documentary, yet effective, given that Monsieur Henri was most definitely blessed with an eye for freezing reality via the magic of still photography.
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