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Henri Cartier-Bresson - Quote

“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


Lecture Notes and Further Readings: Place and Space 9/10/15

“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

260 MC - Placing Your Media Production In Context

Review Edisi Bresson/Bergman

Sepertinya Robert Bresson hobi menganiaya karakter utamanya, dianiaya sampai titik penghabisan. Si karakter utama tetap tabah menerima penjoliman yang dialaminya. Setelah Eeyore disiksa di Balthazar dan si muka datar juga disiksa rasa putus asa di A Man Escaped kini giliran seorang cabe bermuka jutek bernama Mouchette yang disiksa. 999 more words


homage to Cartier-Bresson

“All takes to be a photographer is one eye, one finger and two legs”

Love what Cartier Bresson has left to photography, his extraordinary sample of simplicity and his deep attention to all that happening around him. 30 more words


Nowhere to Go (1958) - Seth Holt, Basil Dearden (director) ; Kenneth Tynan, Seth Holt (writer)

A genuine forgotten classic – a British Ealing drama underpinned by an existentialism that prefigures Godard’s Breathless, with its unromantic hero Paul Gregory, who steals from old ladies, its wilful heroine, the terrific ‘ex-deb’ Maggie Smith who protects him, and its restless jazz soundtrack. 72 more words

Art Cinema

City Lights: the Hand that Touches the Angel

When I recently revisited Chaplin’s City Lights (this time on big screen—a rare opportunity, for which I’m extremely grateful), the film’s famous ending sequence struck a chord with me in a way that it had never done before. 1,036 more words


The Second Awakening of Christa Klages (von Trotta, 1978)

Margarethe von Trotta’s first solo directing effort – after co-directing the great The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum with Volker Schlondorff – is an immaculately acted, compelling debut. 467 more words