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Bresson, Robert

Overview
Works: 223 works in 638 publications in 8 languages and 12,060 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Miscellanea  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical films  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Film clips  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Adapter, Other, Contributor, Creator, Dedicatee, Scenarist, Film editor, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Bresson
Notes on cinematography by Robert Bresson( Book )

56 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short notes about cinematography by Robert Bresson
Pickpocket by Robert Bresson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel, an insignificant man, studies the art of theft. Forced to flee Paris ahead of the police, he returns several years later to love and redemption
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of man. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly."--Container
Journal d'un curé de campagne by Robert Bresson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in French and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of a devout and withdrawn young priest's assignment to his first rural parish. Disliked and misunderstood by his parishoners, his only support comes from a neighboring vicar who recognizes his near-sainthood
Lancelot du Lac by Robert Bresson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This telling of the Athurian legend is stripped of the aura of romance & an atmosphere of inevitability & foreboding pervades a world in which God is absent
What is cinema?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Workman is best known for creating unforgettable Oscar montage sequences and for his award-winning documentaries. Here he demonstrates his command of cinematic language, creating a visual essay out of clips from films that pushed the boundaries of the art form and gave us ideas of what the future might hold. Includes new and archival interviews with eclectic filmmakers
Jeanne d'Arc à l'écran by Michel Estève( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notizen zum Kinematographen by Robert Bresson( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noten zum Kinematographen by Robert Bresson( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut by Robert Bresson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision
Note sul cinematografo by Robert Bresson( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les anges du peche = Angels of sin by Robert Bresson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rich young Anne-Marie thinks she has found her vocation when she joins a Dominican convent as a novice. The convent specialises in rehabilitating female prisoners, and Anne-Marie becomes especially fascinated with Therese, trying to get her to join the convent to redeem her for her sins - but Therese protests her innocence. However, when released, Therese shoots the man who committed the crime for which she was imprisoned, then joins the convent, where she is reluctant to tell anyone her secret, least of all Anne-Marie. Meanwhile, outside the convent, a police search is widening"--IMDB
La política de los autores : entrevistas( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Inter-essere del frammento Il diavolo probabilmentee ... di Robert Bresson by Loretta Guerrini( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Films of Robert Bresson by Robert Bresson( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne by Robert Bresson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This unique love story, based on a novelette by Denis Diderot and with dialogue written by Jean Cocteau, follows the maneuverings of a society lady as she connives to initiate a scandalous affair between her aristocratic ex-lover and a prostitute. With his second feature film, director Robert Bresson was already forging his singularly brilliant filmmaking technique as he created a moving study of the power of revenge and the strength of true love. The Criterion Collection is proud to present Robert Bresson's Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne."--Website
Prozeß der Jeanne d'Arc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1962 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bresson, ou, L'acte pur des métamorphoses by Jean Sémolué( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Neither god nor master : Robert Bresson and radical politics by Brian Price( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Introduction -- Crime as a form of liberation : modeling revolt in Pickpocket and A man escaped -- Word and image, world and nothingness : logocentrism and ironic reversal in Procès de Jeanne d'Arc, Diary of a country priest, and Les anges du péché -- Man and animal, master and servant : animals and criminality Mouchette and Au hasard Balthazar -- The aftermath of revolt : Une femme douce and The turn to color -- Disintegration : Lancelot du Lac, or, the failure of identification and totality -- The agony of ideas : The devil probably and revolutionary discourse -- The last gasp : L'argent and the end of socialism
The films of Robert Bresson : a casebook( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is the first comprehensive collection, in any language, of interviews and essays about the great French filmmaker Robert Bresson
 
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Notes on cinematography
Alternative Names
Bresson, Robert, 1901-1999

Bresson, Robert, 1907-1999

Rober Breson

Robert Bresson cineasta

Robert Bresson francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Robert Bresson Frans filmregisseur

Robert Bresson Französischer Filmregisseur

Robert Bresson French film director

Robert Bresson regista francese

Robertus Bresson

Ρομπέρ Μπρεσόν

Рабер Брэсон

Робер Бресон

Робер Брессон

בערסאן, רובר

ברסון, רובר

רובר ברסון

روبر برسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان فرانسوی

റോബർട്ട് ബ്രസ്സൻ

ブレッソン, ロベール

ロベール・ブレッソン

羅伯特·布列松

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Au hasard Balthazar = BalthazarLa política de los autores : entrevistasNeither god nor master : Robert Bresson and radical politicsThe films of Robert Bresson : a casebookL'argentNeither god nor master : Robert Bresson and radical politicsTranscendental style in film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer