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Au Hasard Balthazar (1970)

Au Hasard Balthazar
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $39,388Details
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A little donkey is suckled by its mother, then baptized “Balthazar;” a girl and boy say goodbye at the end of summer: a vision of paradise. Years pass and the now-teenaged Marie finds herself drifting into more and more destructive situations, including involvement with a local juvenile delinquent; while Balthazar moves from owner to owner, some relatively kind, some cruel, some drunkenly careless.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,283 $39,388
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,101-16,200) 16,107 $39,388

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 19th, 1970 (Wide) by Rialto Pictures, released as Balthazar
October 17th, 2003 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Balthazar
November 23rd, 2016 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Foreign Language, Childhood Friends, Juvenile Delinquent
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Rialto Pictures, Argos
Production Countries: France


Walter Green    Jacques
François Lefarge    Gérard
Philippe Asselin    Marie’s Father
Nathalie Joyaut    Marie’s mother
Pierre Klossowski    The grain dealer
Jean-Joel Barbier    The priest
François Sullerot    The Baker
Marie-Claire Fremont    The Baker’s wife
Jacques Sorbets    The gendarme

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Robert Bresson
Producer    Mag Bodard
Production Designer    Philippe Dussart
Editor    Raymond Lamy
Composer    Franz Schubert
Cinematographer    Ghislain Cloquet
Song Writer    Jean Wiener
Music performed by    Jean-Joel Barbier
Assistant Director    Sven Frostenson

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2003/10/17 71 $8,325   1 $8,325   $8,325 1
2003/10/24 69 $9,070 +9% 1 $9,070   $23,705 2
2003/12/12 81 $5,468   1 $5,468   $39,388 9

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2003/10/17 66 $14,635   1 $14,635   $14,635 1
2003/12/12 84 $5,468   1 $5,468   $39,388 9