Notes on the Cinematographer has ratings and reviews. Mariel said: Robert Bresson Notes on the Cinematographer is my philosophy book or self-he. Notes on the Cinematographer is a book by the French filmmaker Robert Bresson. It collects Bresson’s reflections on cinema written as short aphorisms. Notes on. Cinematography. Robert Bresson. Translated by Jonathan Griffin. Urizen Books As will become clear, “cinematography” for Bresson has the special.
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Notes on the Cinematograph by Robert Bresson review – the art of film
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. Bresson’s film notes are poetic and beautiful.
Does it kill spontaneity? My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
She wanted nothing to do with Christianity if it was merely a superstitious form of comfort. The only thing these films ask is that one share a fraction of Bresson’s single-minded concern for the souls of young people whose innocence causes them to fail at the cruel, irrevocable task of adulthood. I really, really, really wanted to glean so Huge Bresson fan; laud the ethos behind his approach to filmmaking; seen em all; respect the man immensely – I’m going cinemagographer be the detractor on this one; unfortunately this collection of notes doesn’t really do much.
Maybe when the fattest one is tired of Nicole Ritchie beating up on him he could tell me about all that I’m missing! I find it difficult to believe that any thing is all true or all false, if it is emotions. View all 3 comments. Not quite like the Oblique Strategies Deck, but similar in the contemplative and reflective nature for my writing, which I had some inkling was related to my previous career as a photographer.
View all 8 comments. 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. Open Preview See a Problem? I hope for inspiration from someone so inspired. Notes on the Cinematographer Robert Bressin Snippet view – I’d love to live in that book shop with Manny and Bernard.
A cnematographer collection of notes that will tell you all that Bresson learnt during his lifetime. Topics Film books Nicholas Lezard’s choice.
As in, speaking out of my ass. To call upon the artifice of cinema, Lars von Trier used the theatrical narrative technique Verfremdungseffekt in his latest movie Nymphomaniac.
I really, really, really wanted to glean something more out of this, but alas, no. I’m not the right person to ask about that Return to Book Page. Also it’s just really breezy–the amount of time between when I started the book and when I “finished” it is substantial in terms of when I literally started and stopped but it only took like three actual sittings to read the whole thing cover to cover Loading comments… Trouble loading?
This was one major reason why she couldn’t bring herself to convert near the end of life.
A sound must never come to the rescue of an image, nor an image to the rescue of a sound. It’s like people really think that all these directors came on these scripts out of nowhere! I’m sure it’s one hell of a book for creative people.
In an era where excessive size and scope in films have become the norm, even with indie directors immediately jumping to direct blockbusters, it’s good to have a book like this from the father of minimalist film, Robert Bresson.
Among other things, these aphorisms, paragraphs, include an approach to actors Bresson calls them “models” and would reject “acting” almost entirely as a baleful hangover from the stage. Anyway, it’s in general very inspiring and insightful and often funny and I can’t say I won’t often think of some of his more broad and applicable ideas when considering certain movies, whether his, someone else’s, or my own.
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Ideal pretentious bathroom book or stocking stuffer for a young aesthete. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There is a lot of silence in his films, and yet this very stillness draws in the viewer.
His black-and-white movies of religious transfiguration have deservedly become classics. I’m probably like Good Charlotte when they name their brilliant beyond brilliant influences. Your film is not made for a stroll with eyes, but for going right into, for being totally absorbed in. Huge Bresson fan; laud the ethos behind his approach to filmmaking; seen em all; respect the man immensely – I’m going to be the detractor on this one; unfortunately this collection of notes doesn’t really do much.