Henri Cartier-Bresson - The Impassioned Eye

TORONTO PREMIERE! Directed by Heinz Bütler; Accent Films (Swiss, 2003, 72 min)

Master photojournalist and co-founder of Magnum, Henri Cartier-Bresson (1909-2004), looks back on his legendary career in a candid portrait completed shortly before his death. In these rare interviews, Cartier-Bresson’s memories span continents, wars, and decades, bearing testimony to his “impassioned eye”. “I don’t have a message, I don’t have a political angle," he says. Cartier-Bresson participated in the film, which considers the magnitude of his life’s work.