In order to be technically free of the mortal sin of suicide, a young student who has given up on the world pays a drug-addict to shoot him. Charles, has tried political action and investigated the claims of religion but ultimately finds nothing which will change the overwhelming bleakness he feels surrounded by.

  1. Robert Bresson

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Antoine Monnier

    Antoine Monnier


  2. Tina Irissari

    Tina Irissari


  3. Henri de Maublanc

    Henri de Maublanc


  4. Laetitia Carcano


  5. Nicolas Deguy


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The Devil, Probably
The Devil, Probably


Original Title Le diable probablement

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 29, 1977
    Theatrical (limited)


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -



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