Robert Bresson: A Passion for Film

Robert Bresson A Passion for Film Perhaps the most highly regarded French filmmaker after Jean Renoir Robert Bresson created a new kind of cinema through meticulous refinement of the form s grammatical and expressive possibilities In

  • Title: Robert Bresson: A Passion for Film
  • Author: Tony Pipolo
  • ISBN: 9780195319798
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Paperback
  • Perhaps the most highly regarded French filmmaker after Jean Renoir, Robert Bresson created a new kind of cinema through meticulous refinement of the form s grammatical and expressive possibilities In thirteen features over a forty year career, he held to an uncompromising moral vision and aesthetic rigor that remain unmatched Robert Bresson A Passion for Film is the fiPerhaps the most highly regarded French filmmaker after Jean Renoir, Robert Bresson created a new kind of cinema through meticulous refinement of the form s grammatical and expressive possibilities In thirteen features over a forty year career, he held to an uncompromising moral vision and aesthetic rigor that remain unmatched Robert Bresson A Passion for Film is the first comprehensive study to give equal attention to the films, their literary sources, and psycho biographical aspects of the work Concentrating on the films cinematographic, imagistic, narrative, and thematic structures, Pipolo provides a nuanced analysis of each film including nearly 100 illustrations elucidating Bresson s unique style as it evolved from the impassioned Les Anges du peche to such disconsolate meditations on the world as The Devil Probably and L Argent Special attention is also given to psychosexual aspects of the films that are usually neglected Bresson has long needed a thoroughgoing treatment by a critic worthy to the task he gets it here From it emerges a provocative portrait of an extraordinary artist whose moral engagement and devotion to the craft of filmmaking are without equal.

    Robert Bresson Robert Bresson I 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 than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Les anges du pch in His next film, Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne Robert Bresson Rotten Tomatoes rowsSep , Robert Bresson Released in , it was one of his only films to use Robert Bresson The Criterion Collection Robert Bresson A singular, iconoclastic artist and philosopher, Bresson illuminates the history of cinema with a spiritual yet socially incisive body of work Results Robert Bresson Great Director profile Senses of Cinema Robert Bresson A key ingredient of Bresson s methods is his view of actors, his models From Journal on he used solely non professionals, and was even reported to be upset when two of his actors Anne Wiazemsky from Balthazar and Dominique Sanda from Une Femme douce went on to professional acting careers. Where to begin with Robert Bresson BFI Sep , Bresson, too, had been imprisoned during the war, but his aim was spiritual rather than autobiographical the film s focus on the physical work and the concrete objects involved is a prime example of Bresson revealing the transcendent through the natural. Robert Bresson Topic YouTube Robert Bresson was a French film director Known for his ascetic approach, Bresson contributed notably to the art of cinema his non professional actors, ell Robert Bresson Film The Guardian Robert Bresson The achievement becomes, in Bresson s hand, a miraculous journey and the most jubilant testimony to faith in all cinema The blend of documentary realism and the director s insistence that the story has no embellishments is a wonderful contrast to its interior passion and complexity. TOP QUOTES BY ROBERT BRESSON A Z Quotes Robert Bresson Quotes The ear is profound, whereas the eye is frivolous, too easily satisfied The ear is active, imaginative, whereas the eye is passive When you hear a noise at night, instantly you imagine its cause The sound of a train whistle conjures up the whole station The eye can perceive only what is A Man Escaped A Man Escaped or The Wind Bloweth Where It Listeth is a French film directed by Robert Bresson It is based on the memoirs of Andr Devigny, a member of the French Resistance held in Montluc prison by the occupying Germans during World War II The protagonist of the film is called Fontaine Bresson himself was imprisoned by the Germans as a member of the French Resistance The second part of

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