Notes sur le cinematographe (Folio) (English and French Edition) [Robert Bresson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Bresson. Notes on the Cinematographer is a book by the French filmmaker Robert Bresson. Original title, Notes sur le cinématographe Robert Bresson. Notes on the Cinematographer has ratings and reviews. Mariel said: Robert Bresson Notes on the Cinematographer is my philosophy book or self-he.

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Pretty useless restrictions, I thought what did any of it have to do with telling a good story? What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Robert Bresson, being the idiosyncratic director he is, views the world of cinema entirely from the perspective of a cinematographer rather than from that of a screenwriter or, y’know, a director.

It is a powerful modifier and even destroyer of the real, like alcohol or dope. Excerpts, pictures and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Michael Glover Smith and whitecitycinema.

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Some nice interviews on youtube with this great genius: What the cinematographer captures with his or her own resources cannot be what the theater, the novel, painting capture with theirs. Unfortunately, I think like pulling from the toppermost of my mental soils, seldom going down to the roots or allowing for future harvests.


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People could sing his er tune now, what with the surge of auto-tune Among the hundreds of notes contained therein, here are my top 10 favorites: Theatre—emotion, storywriting, characters—is important.

No psychology of the kind which discovers only what it can explain. With that said, it’s only pretentious in that it’s the work of someone who thinks deeply about artistic prearrangements required to create philosophically ideal effects that stay true to a precise nites of reality expressed via the knotting of images deemed simple and true. Paperbackpages. I’m rendered with no choice than to respectfully disagree. Goofy and overly rigid but nonetheless essential for people like me who spend more time than maybe they should considering the ontology of movies and the various ways the mediums of the 20th century intermingle with and influence each other.

My Top 10 Favorite Notes in Bresson’s Notes on the Cinematographer

From the beings and things of nature, washed clean of all art and especially cihematographe art of drama, you will make an art. Open Preview See a Problem?

Like they haven’t ever listened to themselves! The most ordinary word, when put in its place, suddenly acquires brilliance. I guess Bresson would have seen eye to eye with them on the music, at least. Lists with This Book. One does not create by adding, but by taking away.

Like someone else’s train of thought that would cross stations with what I think about a lot. I don’t care if they are playing someone real or fake.

Dennis Cooper charming author of Frisk once wrote this rather beautiful appreciation of Bresson: I love this wavelength, “secret desires” idea of Bresson’s. See 1 question about Notes on the Cinematographer…. I don’t think he ever listened to much music later than Bach. I really liked Rosettaeven if cineamtographe wasn’t “officially” dogme, and love Breaking the Waves.


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Colm June 7th, at Metaphorically valuable for those not making movies. My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated cknematographe the living persons and real objects I use, which btesson killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water. An actor simulating fear of shipwreck on the deck of a real ship battered by a real storm – we believe neither in the actor, nor in the storm.

If there were any director you might expect to write what is, in effect, a philosophical notebook on the art and science of film-making, it would be Bresson. It gives way to the only visible part of the being, the merging part. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine. I wish that I could speak French.