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A forged 500-franc note is passed from person to person and shop to shop, until it falls into the hands of a genuine innocent who doesn't see it for what it is, which will have devastating consequences for his life, causing him to turn to crime and murder.
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L'Argent (French pronunciation: [laʁ.ʒɑ̃], meaning "money") is a 1983 French drama film written and directed by Robert Bresson. The film is loosely inspired by the first part of Leo Tolstoy's posthumously published 1911 novella The Forged Coupon. It was Bresson's last film and won the Director's Prize at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival. This film is unrelated to the silent 1928 film.
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