Robert Bresson





Robert Bresson


Born
in France
September 25, 1901

Died
December 18, 1999

Influences


Robert Bresson (French: [ʁɔbɛʁ bʁɛsɔ]; 25 September 1901 – 18 December 1999) was a French film director known for his spiritual, ascetic and aesthetic style. He contributed notably to the art of film and influenced the French New Wave. He is often referred to as the most highly regarded French filmmaker after Jean Renoir.Bresson's influence on French cinema was once described by Jean-Luc Godard, quoting "Robert Bresson is French cinema, as Dostoevsky is the Russian novel and Mozart is the German music. ...more

Average rating: 4.3 · 1,306 ratings · 82 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Notes on the Cinematographer

by
4.30 avg rating — 1,231 ratings — published 1975 — 28 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bresson par Bresson : entre...

by
4.24 avg rating — 41 ratings7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Films Of Robert Bresson

4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Procès de Jeanne d'Arc : Film

4.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1964 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
La Politica de Los Autores

by
4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Projections 9: Filmmakers o...

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1999
Rate this book
Clear rating
Joke Robaard: Folders, Suit...

by
3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2004
Rate this book
Clear rating
100 Themes de Conversation ...

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Robert Bresson…
“Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.”
Robert Bresson

“The most ordinary word, when put into place, suddenly acquires brilliance. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine.”
Robert Bresson

“Cinematography is a writing with images in mouvement and with sounds.”
Robert Bresson, Notes on the Cinematographer