The Devil Probably (Le diable probablement) Reviews

March 5, 2013
Not a masterwork perhaps, but certainly the work of a master, and, judging from the work of many of his young French disciples (including Leos Carax), one of his most influential features.
March 5, 2013
Bresson, as always, holds on to that grace, gives us that beauty. While watching this great rapt film, with its hideous vision of a moral void, we almost can see light flickering in darkness, feel a spirit descending.
March 5, 2013
Both the world and Bresson's cinema are in disarray, and the signs of his inner conflict are deeply troubling and tremendously moving.
April 17, 2012
Hold on to something, Bresson implies, or you may fall in love with boredom itself. See it for the mood.
January 26, 2006
Its case is presented rather than argued: one buys its cosmic bleakness or one doesn't, but there is no doubt about the conviction with which it is put.
May 20, 2003
No other director I can think of has come as close as Bresson to molding his players into what are, in effect, variations on a continuing personality, much the way a painter might.
May 3, 2003
I fear the movie has not aged well.