Au Hasard Balthazar - Renegade Cut

by Renegade Cut

Christianity and art have been intertwined for centuries. In this video essay, Leon Thomas takes a closer look at the relationship between the seventh art—film—and religion, comparing what he calls “Christian exploitation films” with truly spiritual films such as Robert Bresson’s Au Hasard Balthazar.




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