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Bresson, Robert (1901–99) By Ionita, Maria

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1184-1
Published: 01/10/2016
Retrieved: 20 March 2023, from


Robert Bresson was a film director and one of the most important representatives of French cinema. His work with its stark, austere style and focus on moral and theological themes has often been compared that of Dostoyevsky. His films have been a major influence on the work of Andrei Tarkovsky, Paul Schrader and Michael Haneke.

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Ioniță, Maria. "Bresson, Robert (1901–99)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 20 Mar. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1184-1

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