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Robert Bresson : French Film Directors Series - Keith Reader

Robert Bresson

French Film Directors Series

Paperback Published: 15th June 2000
ISBN: 9780719053665
Number Of Pages: 176

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the work of Robert Bresson, one of the most respected and acclaimed directors in the history of cinema. Bresson's unique use of "models" (he refuses the term "actors"), his sparse and elliptical editing style, his rejection of conventional psychological realism make his work all but unique and instantly recognizable. This is the first monograph on his work to appear in English for many years, and deals with his thirteen feature-length films and his short treatise "Notes on Cinematography."

Introduction
Bresson before Bresson
Le Journal d'un Cureacute; de Campagne
The “Prison Cycle”
The Last Black and White Films
Bresson and Dostoevsky
Sixth Time Lucky
The Director as Writer
Civilization and its Discontents
Filmography
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ISBN: 9780719053665
ISBN-10: 0719053668
Series: French Film Directors Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 15th June 2000
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.18