Robert Bresson Biography (1907-1999)

Born September 25, 1907, in Bromont-Lamothe (Puy-de-Dome), France; son of Leon and Marie-Elisabeth (Clausels) Bresson; married Leida Van der Zee, December21, 1926. Bresson died on December 18, 1999 in France. Addresses: HOME--49 Quai Bourbon, Paris 4E, France.

Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Birth Details
September 25, 1907
Bromont-Lamothe, France
Death Details
December 18, 1999
France

Famous Works

  • Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
  • Mouchette, Parc Film/Argos Films, 1967, released in the United States byCinema Ventures, 1970.
  • De Weg Naar Bresson (also known as The Way to Bresson.documentary), FransRasker/Documentary Films, 1984.
  • Credits; FILM WORK; DIRECTOR
  • FIRST FILM WORK--Les Affaires publiques, Arc Films, 1934.
  • Les Anges du peche (also known as Angels of the Street), Synops/Roland Tual, 1943, released in the United States by Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer, 1950.
  • Les Dames du bois de Bologne (also known as Ladies of the Park), Les Films Raoul Ploquin, 1945, released in the United States by Brandon, 1964.
  • Le Journal d'un cure de campagne (also known as Diary of a Country Priest), Union Generale Cinematographique, 1951.
  • Un Condamne a mort s'est echappe (also known as Le Vent souffle ou il veut, A Man Escaped, and The Wind Bloweth Where It Listeth), Societe Nouvelles des Etablissements Gaumont/Nouvelles Editions de Films, 1956, released in theUnited States by New Yorker, 1957.
  • Pickpocket, Agnes Delahaie, 1959, released in the United States by New Yorker, 1963.
  • Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc (also known as Trial of Joan of Arc), Agnes Delahaie, 1962, released in the United States by Pathe Contemporary, 1965. Au hasard, Balthazar (also known as Balthazar), Argos Films/Parc Film/Athos/Svenska Filmindustri/Svenska Filminstitutet, 1966, released in the United States byCinema Ventures, 1970.
  • Mouchette, Parc Film/Argos Films, 1967, released in the United States byCinema Ventures, 1970.
  • Une Femme douce (also known as A Gentle Creature), Parc Film/Marianne Productions, 1969, released in the United States by New Yorker, 1971.
  • Quatre nuits d'un reveur (also known as Four Nights of a Dreamer), Victoria Films/Albina Films/Films del'Orso, 1971, released in the United States byNew Yorker, 1972.
  • Lancelot du lac (also known as Le Graal, Lancelot of the Lake, and The Grail), CFDC, 1974, released in the United States by New Yorker, 1975.
  • Le Diable probablement (also known as The Devil, Probably), Gaumont, 1977.
  • L'Argent (also known as Money), AMLF, 1983, released in the United Statesby Cinecom International, 1984.
  • Writings
  • FILM; See production details above, unless indicated C'etait un musicien,1933.
  • Les Jumeaux de Brighton, 1936.
  • Courrier sud, 1937.
  • (with R. P. Bruckberger and Jean Giraudoux) Les Anges du peche, 1943.
  • (with Jean Cocteau) Les Dames du bois de Bologne, 1945.
  • Le Journal d'un cure de campagne, 1951.
  • Un Condamne a mort s'est echappe, 1956.
  • Pickpocket, 1959.
  • Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc, 1962.
  • Au hasard, Balthazar, 1966.
  • Mouchette, 1967.
  • Une Femme douce, 1969.
  • Quatre nuits d'un reveur, 1971.
  • Lancelot du lac, 1974.
  • Le Diable probablement, 1977.
  • L'Argent, 1983.
  • Writings;OTHER
  • Notes sur le cinematographe, 1976, translated by Jonathan Griffen as Notes on Cinematography, Urizen Books, 1977.

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