EVERYTHING ABOUT A MOVIE?
|AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE (La Rivere du Hibou) (director/writer: Robert Enrico; screenwriter: based on the short story An Incident at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce; cinematographer: Jean Boffety; editor: Denise de Casabianca/Robert Enrico; music: Henri Lanoe; cast: Roger Jacquet (Man), Anne Cornaly (Wife); Runtime: 28; MPAA Rating: NR; producers: Paul de Robaix/Marcel Ichac; Video Yesteryear; 1962-France-in English)|
short captured my attention."
Reviewed by Dennis Schwartz
in next paragraph.
soldiers during the Civil War prepare
to hang a well-dressed Southern plantation-owner (Roger Jacquet) at the Owl Creek
Bridge, but when hanged
and released into the creek he frees himself of
his bound ropes and
swims to safety as the soldiers fire. He then runs
across a tree-lined
field and greets his wife (Anne Cornaly) in front of his mansion.
The film probes
what's racing across the condemned man's mind and
then returns from
this dream sequence to its startling twisty
intriguing short captured my attention.
REVIEWED ON 3/25/2010 GRADE: B+
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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