Notes on the Cinematograph (New York Review Books Classics)

Notes on the Cinematograph (New York Review Books Classics)

Notes on the Cinematograph (New York Review Books Classics)

by: Robert Bresson

by: Robert Bresson

Notes on the Cinematograph (New York Review Books Classics)

Notes on the Cinematograph (New York Review Books Classics)

by: Robert Bresson

by: Robert Bresson

Overview

Notes on the Cinematograph distills the essence of Bresson’s theory and practice as a filmmaker and artist. He discusses the fundamental differences between theater and film; parses the deep grammar of silence, music, and noise; and affirms the mysterious power of the image to unlock the human soul. This book, indispensable for admirers of this great director and for ­students of the cinema, will also prove an inspiration, much like Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet, for anyone who responds to the claims of the imagination at its most searching and rigorous.

Authors

Robert Bresson

Robert Bresson