Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye
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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye
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 BŁtler 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 ranging from the '40s through the '60s, director BŁtler explores the stories… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[Director] BŁtler maintains a staid, steady pace, with still more pictures, and still more chatter about the pictures, and nothing challenging said."
‑ Noel Murray, AV Club
"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."
‑ Kam Williams, Upstage Magazine
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