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REFLECTION ON BRESSON: Bresson and Melville

‘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

Cinema And Culture

Bresson: The Birth of Street Photography

Recently, I have been learning about the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, a French humanist photographer.  He was known for taking candid photos of people in their natural, unaltered environments.   248 more words


“To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.”
― Henri Cartier-Bresson


Retour sur la rencontre avec l'électron libre, Paul Vecchiali

En arrivant hier rue Beaurepaire au café Potemkine, Paul Vecchiali était déjà là, debout, souriant, le regard bleu profond à discuter avec les quelques personnes et amis présents. 1,066 more words

Au Jour Le Jour

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