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Directed by Robert Frank

United States 1961 40 mins.

Frank’s second film is one of his most stylized and reflects an increasingly sophisticated cinematic eye. Based on a short story by Isaac Babel, this parable finds Jesus refusing mercy to a young woman, instead giving her a guardian angel that she seduces.

Genres: Experimental