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Robert Bresson
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Born: 25 September 1901 Died: 18 December 1999

Country of origin: France

Height: 5' 10"


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Robert Bresson Videos

Bresson (on Cinema)

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French (5), Director (4), Born 1901 (3), Died 1999 (3), Screenwriter (3), Producer (3), Deceased (3), Male (3), Auteur (3), Arthouse (2), Austere (2), Art House (1), Died In 1999 (1), Born In 1901 (1)

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1. Pickpocket (1959)
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8
197 Watched
2. A Man Escaped (1956)
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8.5
177 Watched
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8.1
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4. Mouchette (1967)
Rating:
8
97 Watched
5. L'Argent (1983)
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7.8
101 Watched



Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Pickpocket (1959)
Rating:
8
197 Watched
2. A Man Escaped (1956)
Rating:
8.5
177 Watched
Rating:
8.1
150 Watched
4. Mouchette (1967)
Rating:
8
97 Watched
5. L'Argent (1983)
Rating:
7.8
101 Watched



TV


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Who's Listal's Role Model? (205 person items)

"Mr. Saturn (8)"


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Greatest People (76 person items)
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Favorite Directors' Quotes (27 person items)

""My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water." "The most ordinary word, when put into place, suddenly acquires brilliance. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine." "Cinematography: a new way of writing, therefore of feeling.""


Mr. Saturn added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
Favorite Filmmakers (55 person items)

" Interviewer:... do you, as Renoir said, let the unforeseen come into a shot? Bresson: Renoir said a lot of things that weren't true, but some of it is what I said. But he used actors. He tried to give the impression that he was using them, not as actors who were acting, but as actors who weren't acting. I'm really not sure what that is all about because an actor can't go back, can't be natural. He just can't. (interview) Bresson is perhaps the only man in the cinema to have achieved the perfec"


propelas added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
Directors:The Filmography of... (207 person items)

"Robert Bresson: The Complete Filmography by Mr.Saturn"


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Ingmar Bergman: opinions (25 person items)

""I felt a strong affinity with Bernanos' and Bresson's Mouchette. It's a film I would have liked to have made myself, but which I didn't understand. In Mouchette the motif is expressed clearly and explicitly, free from all impurities. The girl in Mouchette and the girl in The Devil's Wanton are sisters, sisters in two similar worlds. But while The Devil's Wanton is full of quirks and divagation and coquetry and jumps about all over the place, Mouchette is clear as daylight. It’s a pure work "


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100 favorite film directors (100 person items)
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The top-60 directors (60 person items)

"Masterpiece: Pickpocket"


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