‘Two halves of the same sphere.’ This idea comes from the comparison of Bresson and Melville in my book, ‘The New Filmgoer’s Guide to God’. I wrote there about their pessimistic universes, about Melville’s imprisoning of the American gangster in the French existentialist universe, about how in his prison cycle ( 680 more words
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“To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. 18 more words
“Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.” – Robert Bresson
Director, Robert Bresson discovers and expresses an unknown reality freeing the audience and the cinematographer from cliché. 489 more words