Jean Nouvel; Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century watch
Henri Cartier-Bresson (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) movie trailer - starring Henri Cartier-Bresson. Genre: Documentary
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Classic French film about decadent French aristocrats who spend a weekend together in the days prior to the onset of World War II. Banned upon release, it has come to be regarded as an all-time great!
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century
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