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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I cinematogrwpher that idea of it coming about again just by getting used to it and no longer thinking about what you are doing. Oct 07, Rodney rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is one of the reasons why I bresosn so many movies. Dialogic cinema is not merely a visual artform in which the audience needs to expend all their faculties in suspending their disbelief in order to find the product palatable.

I tend to act more upset when things aren’t that bad than I do when things are really, really bad.

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A tidy, Zen-like summation of the special aesthetic Bresson brought to film. I’m probably like Good Charlotte when they name their brilliant beyond brilliant influences.

No eBook available Amazon. 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.


Notes on the Cinematographer

It penetrates unaided through the joins ellipses. My favorite actresses are the ones who remind me of those I’ve known best in my life.

I believe that something can be both true and false. Maybe it really is like that. Bresson’s film notes are poetic and beautiful. This is a rather odd book. Got plenty of fiber, at least. Cinemwtographer wish that I could speak French. People could sing his er tune now, what with the surge of auto-tune However, to me his later color films are his most astonishing achievements – chiefly A Gentle Creature, Lancelot of the Lake, and above all the Devil, Probably.

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Paperbackpages. Truly a collection of notes, some expressing fragments of thought, others more complete ideas about the art of film.

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 Notes on cinematography Robert Bresson Snippet view – Don’t run after poetry.

Cinemattographer cinematography, looking for a truth in the real is fatal in the theater. Not surprisingly, he writes beautifully, and these aphoristic koans, surrounded by all that empty white space, are as haunting as anything he captured on film.


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Avoid paroxysms anger, terror, etc. This book helped me see more clearly that bridge. It isolates your film from the life of your film music delectation. Sep 24, Tosh rated it it was amazing.

An actor simulating fear of shipwreck on the deck of a real ship battered by a real storm—we believe neither the actor, nor in the ship, nor in the storm. These are bracing, brutal works. I’m not sure if I agree with Bresson on true and false, or on music.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Not a fancy Gallicism: I agree with the man’s ideas on a fundamental level; I would even go as far as to say that the principles he suggests here are most constructive f “To think it more natural for a movement to be made or a phrase said like this than like that is absurd, is meaningless in cinematography. I’m rendered with no choice than to respectfully disagree.