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Published by Anthem Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Bresson, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Bert Cardullo.
ContributionsCardullo, Bert.
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.B755 F55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23235731M
ISBN 101843317966
ISBN 109781843317968
LC Control Number2009020737

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Jun 16,  · "Robert Bresson: A Spiritual Style in Film" by Joseph Cunneen is a much-needed introduction to a master film director. Cunneen, long-time movie critic for the "National Catholic Reporter," approaches Bresson's career in a way that easily explains the director's distinctive approach to cinematography.4/5(2). Robert Bresson (French: [ʁɔbɛʁ bʁɛsɔ]; 25 September – 18 December ) was a French film director known for his spiritual, ascetic and aesthetic style. He contributed notably to the art of film and influenced the rise of French New Wave cinema. He is often referred to as the most highly regarded French filmmaker after Jean Renoir/5. 'The Films of Robert Bresson: A Casebook' spans Bresson's entire career, with interviews and essays addressing the great auteur's oeuvre from every artistic angle. The interviews presented here--by such noted cineastes as Jean-Luc Godard, Paul Schrader, and David Thomson--elicited authorial comment from an auteur not known for his garrulousness, and they are either as aesthetically inclusive. Full Description: "'The Films of Robert Bresson: A Casebook' presents an outstanding collection of essays and interviews with this legendary auteur, many of which were written by renowned directors and critics, including Jean-Luc Godard, Susan Sontag, and Francois Truffaut. When you read the The Films of Robert Bresson book, all your attention to the subject matter - Try to read minutes.

Robert Bresson trained as a painter before moving into films as a screenwriter, making a short film (atypically a comedy), Affaires publiques () in After spending more than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Les anges du péché () in Born: Sep 25, Jun 17,  · The Definitive Ranking of Every Robert Bresson Film Ever! June 17, Kenneth R. Morefield Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality!Author: Kenneth R. Morefield. Notes on the Cinematographe (French: Notes sur le cinématographe) is a book by the French filmmaker Robert Bresson. It collects Bresson's reflections on cinema written as short aphorisms. [1] Robert Bresson. Jan 01,  · Robert Bresson Notes on the Cinematographer is my philosophy book or self-help book for putting things together in what I feel, or need, to be real in stories, images, moments. I'm sure it's one hell of a book for creative people. I don't make things so much as try to get by and live better by living elsewhere (as in outside of me)/5.

Diary of a Country Priest (French: Journal d'un curé de campagne) is a French drama film written and directed by Robert Bresson, and starring Claude Laydu. It was closely based on the novel of the same name by Georges on: The Diary of a Country Priest, novel, . Mar 01,  · Robert Bresson, the director of such cinematic master-pieces as Pickpocket, A Man Escaped Mouchette, and L’Argent, was one of the most influential directors in the history of French film, as well as one of the most stubbornly individual: He insisted on the use of nonprofessional actors; he shunned the “advances” of Cinerama and Cinema-Scope (and the work of most of his predecessors 5/5(5). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Touching God: The Novels of Georges Bernanos in the Films of Robert Bresson (Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures). Apr 19,  · Robert Bresson: a spiritual style in film User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Although over his long life () Bresson only directed 13 films, his unique, austere style, combined with his intensely religious, "distinctly Catholic sensibility," set him apart on the world.