When I went to the store to rent the film, I asked to the guy what was his favorite Bresson. We start to talk about him and we agreed that there are 2 diferenced groups, those that hates him, those that loves him. And, both for the same reason: How he directs the actors.
Of course that, between lines, we can talk and talk about the whys and the hows, and start analizing the whole thing. That's not the point. The point is: You like it (I'm sorry being so simple) or not.
Let me state first that I understand Bresson's idea. I get him. But, I don't share his view of filmmaking. There was one deffinition that was around my head during the whole movie about the actors: Was like watching zombies acting. They cried, but not with their eyes. They "smiled", but not with their mout...