Bartleby is a loner who gets hired as a clerk when a lawyer is desperate to find a reliable assistant. People get fascinated by the strange behaviour of the new employee.
Adaptation of the short story Bartleby by Herman Melville by Maurice Ronet, one of European cinema's most popular and prolific actors, most known for Louis Malle's Ascenseur pour l'échafaud ("Elevator to the Gallows", 1958) and Le Feu follet ("The Fire Within", 1963) or René Clément's Plein soleil ("The Talented Mr. Ripley", 1960).
Michael Lonsdale, Maxence Mailfort, Maurice Biraud, Hubert Deschamps
Maurice Ronet, Yvan Bostel, Jacques Quoirez, d'après la nouvelle d'Herman Melville : Bartleby le scribe