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Author Pipolo, Tony.

Title Robert Bresson : a passion for film / Tony Pipolo
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 407 pages) : illustrations
Contents Rules of the game : Les anges du péche, Les dames du bois de Boulogne -- Author, author : Journal d'un curé de campagne -- Triumphs of the will : Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, Pickpocket -- The young virgins of the provinces I : Procès de Jeanne d'Arc -- The middle of the road : Au hasard Balthazar -- The young virgins of the provinces II : Mouchette -- Dostoevsky in Paris : Une femme douce, Quatre nuits d'un rêveur -- The ultimate geste : Lancelot du Lac -- Angels and demons : Le Diable Probablement, L'argent -- Afterword
Summary 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 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, Pi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography (pages 395-399) and index
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Subject Bresson, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199717834 (electronic bk.)
9780199717835 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)