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Robert Bresson (I) (1901–1999)


Robert Bresson trained as a painter before moving into films as a screenwriter, making a short film (atypically a comedy), Affaires publiques (1934) in 1934. After spending more than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Les anges du péché (1943) in 1943. His next film, Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)... See full bio »

Died:

(age 98) in Paris, France

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(1966)
(1977)
Mouchette Writer
(1967)

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 1983 L'Argent (writer)
 1969 Une femme douce (adaptation - uncredited)
 1967 Mouchette (scenario & adaptation and dialogue)
 1959 Pickpocket (writer)
 1956 A Man Escaped (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1951 Diary of a Country Priest (scenario - adaptation)
 1945 Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (scenario & adaptation)
 1943 Les anges du péché (scenario)
 1937 Courrier Sud (shooting script - as R. Bresson)
 1936 Les jumeaux de Brighton (adaptation)
 1934 Affaires publiques (Short) (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1933 C'était un musicien (dialogue)
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Show Show Self (10 credits)
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Other Works:

Author of the book "Notes sur le cinématographe" (Editions Gallimard, Paris).

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 18 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

R. Bresson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I think that in other films' actors speak as if they were on stage. As a result, the audience is used to theatrical inflections. That makes my non-actors appear unique, and thus, they seem to be speaking in a single new way. I want the essence of my films to be not the words my people say or even the gestures they perform, but what these words and gestures provoke in them. What I tell them to do ... See more »

Trivia:

His early artistic focus was to separate the language of cinema from that of the theater, which often relies heavily upon the actor's performance to drive the work. See more »

Trademark:

Characters who go through emotional crisises and who find themselves hopeless by the end (with the notable exception of A Man Escaped (1956) See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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